Black History Month Spotlight - First Missionary Baptist Church

The new Arkansas Civil Rights History Audio Tour was launched in November 2015. Produced by the City of Little Rock and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock allows the many places and stories of the City’s Civil Rights history to come to life an interactive tour.   249 more words

History

Visit these 50 places during Black History Month

Corrections & Clarifications: A previous version of this story misspelled the name of the Congdon Street Baptist Church in Rhode Island.

From the moment the first African slaves arrived in the United States, through Reconstruction, war, Jim Crow and the civil rights movement, they’ve influenced American culture through the communities in which they lived, died, worked and worshipped. 3,168 more words

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Reflection 2.3.16

I am not going to die, I’m going home like a shooting star.
~Sojourner Truth

Reflections

29 Historic Places For Black History Month: The Lorraine Motel

The Lorraine Motel

February 3rd, 2016

why was it historic?

          The Lorraine Motel was the site where the Civil Rights Movements took it’s biggest defeat. This was the site of the assassination of the… 234 more words

General

The VIPP Report: It's "The Meeting" between Martin Luther King Jr and Malcolm X

As we celebrate the accomplishments of African Americans during Black History Month, the Kentucky Center for African American Heritage will stage a play about a meeting of the minds between two of the most prominent names in the Civil Rights Movement.  305 more words

Entertainment

Varsity scores and schedule

HIGH SCHOOLS

Tuesday’s results

Boys basketball

Saunders 67, Gorton 34

Tuckahoe 55, Palisade Prep 53

Hastings 43, Rye Neck 32

Keio 45, Yonkers Montessori 36… 664 more words

News

Quote of the day, Feb. 3

Martin Luther King Jr., from Strength to Love (1963)

“Philanthropy is commendable, but it must not cause the philanthropist to overlook the circumstances of economic injustice which make philanthropy necessary.”

Freedom