Category Archives: Honor

Pope Francis Arrives in the United States of America

The First Family, VP Biden and Dr. Jill Biden greet Pope Francis. More videos and photos to come

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Monday Open Thread | Viola Davis Makes History With Best Actress Win

On Sunday night, Viola Davis made history. The “How to Get Away with Murder” star became the first African-American woman to win an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. “Let me tell you something: the only thing … Continue reading

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Sunday Open Thread | Praise & Worship

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Photo Gallery: Civil Rights Icon Julian Bond through the years

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President Obama remembers Trayvon Martin

President Obama on Thursday commemorated the third anniversary of the death of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old black high school student shot dead in Florida by a neighborhood watch volunteer. “Today on the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death, showing all … Continue reading

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#BlackHistory: Student uncovers lost Malcolm X tape

Ever since Malcolm X was killed, every detail of his life has been scoured. At least that’s what Malcolm Burnley thought … until, as a senior at Brown University, he discovered a story about a campus visit. “Reading his autobiography … Continue reading

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Black History | Black Brain Trust

The Black Cabinet was first known as the Federal Council of Negro Affairs, an informal group of African-American public policy advisors to United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt. It was supported by First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt. By mid-1935, there were … Continue reading

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