Category Archives: Honor

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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Black History | Phylicia Rashād

Phylicia Rashād[needs IPA] (born Phylicia Ayers-Allen; June 19, 1948) is an American Tony Award-winning actress, singer and stage director, best known for her role as Clair Huxtable on the long-running NBC sitcom The Cosby Show. She was nominated for an … Continue reading

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Video Highlights | 2014 Kennedy Center Honors

Tonight CBS airs the 2014 Kennedy Centers Honors at 9 p.m.ET/8 p.m. CT.  Watch it here.   This year’s honorees are: Lilly Tomlin Al Green Tom Hanks Sting Patricia McBride Mavis Staples and Sam Moore, took folks in the KC … Continue reading

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Justice Department Selects First Indian Country Legal Fellow

Charisse Arce was recently chosen by Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr., from a large pool of highly talented and qualified individuals, as the first Gaye L. Tenoso Indian Country Legal Fellow. Arce of Bristol Bay, will serve a three-year … Continue reading

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3 Chics Celebration: Happy Birthday Rikyrah!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, RIKYRAH! Please join us in celebrating Rikyrah. Rikyrah, here’s to another golden year in celebrating your generous spirit, your graciousness, your tenacity, your intelligence, your work ethics, your courage, and TRUTH-TELLING. We love you and all your service … Continue reading

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