Category Archives: Honor

Black History | Jeanette Epps: 1st AA International Space Station Crew Member

Just as the highly anticipated movie Hidden Figures—the story of three African-American women who were crucial in the launch of the first American into orbit—hits theaters, more news of black female achievement in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Happy Birthday, Dr. King

Today is when we celebrate the National Birthday honoring Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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Thursday Open Thread

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Cubans Pay Last Respects To Fidel Castro

HAVANA, Nov 28 (Reuters) – Galvanized by a 21-gun salute that thundered across Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans paid final respects on Monday to Fidel Castro, who led a leftist revolution, ruled for half a century and resisted the … Continue reading

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3ChicsPolitico.com’s Visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Muhammad Ali – “The Greatest” – Dead at the Age of 74

Muhammad Ali has passed away at the age of 74.   Muhammad Ali, ‘The Greatest of All Time’, Dead at 74 by JON SCHUPPE Muhammad Ali, the silver-tongued boxer and civil rights champion who famously proclaimed himself “The Greatest” and … Continue reading

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#MemorialDay was started by former slaves on May 1, 1865

On this date in 1865, former Black slaves started Memorial Day in America. This occurred in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up … Continue reading

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