Tag Archives: Black History Month

Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. "Negro Heroes" (1947) was the first comic book series devoted to showing real life Black Americans in a positive light, while "Jackie … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. Congratulations!! History for @ErinJackson480. She is the first Black woman to medal in speed skating at the #WinterOlympics. ūü•á pic.twitter.com/VFVmTXhPoD — NBC … Continue reading

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Weekend Open Thread

Good Morning. I hope that you are enjoying this weekend, fully vaccinated and boosted, with family and friends. The Cold War abroad and Jim Crow at home, three men changed the face of American diplomacy. "The American Diplomat" premieres Tue … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Faulkner Wrote It Well

The past is never dead. It’s not even past. This entire thread is much Truth. So much Black history, really isn’t history, because so many people alive today experienced it.   This is amazing content. It hits differently when you … Continue reading

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Racist Black History Month essay shocks school: ‚ÄėAll stories in the Bible are about white people‚Äô

Quickly! Someone please¬†educate¬†the student that¬†King David, his son Solomon and Jesus were all black. Matthew 2:13 An Angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream. “Get up”, take the child & his mother & escape to Egypt. Why … Continue reading

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#BlackHistory: Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln & Henry Berry’s views on Black People

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Black History | #AMERIKKKA

I have no words…

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

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

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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. ‚ÄúToday on the third anniversary of Trayvon Martin‚Äôs death, showing all … Continue reading

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Black History | Debi Thomas | Figure Skater & Physician

Debra Janine “Debi” Thomas (born March 25, 1967) is an American figure skater and physician. She is the 1986 World champion, two-time U.S. national champion and 1988 Olympic bronze medalist, having taken part in the Battle of the Carmens at … Continue reading

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