During an interview with ‘The Sunday Times,’ 85-year-old Morgan Freeman spoke about Black History Month and the term “African American.” He said, “Two things I can say publicly that I do not like. Black History Month is an insult.”
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The PG Change Makers are hosting a Black History Month Motorcade on February 26th
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There are a host of events going on in the District during Black History Month
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The MLK Memorial is hosting it’s annual Day of Love event this Saturday
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We have three great mini discussions to kick off Black History Month.
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Black History fact in a minute, learn the history of Black History Month which started as a week by Carter G. Woodson and prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland. #BlackHistoryMonth
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“This is about learning. And about how we can make it better,” he said, speaking from the couple’s home in Santa Barbara, California.
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Black History is on full display as Google honors change makers in the black community.
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Sen. Elvi Gray-Jackson, an Anchorage Democrat and one of three black Alaska state lawmakers, sponsored the bill to establish Black History Month. With the House’s 37-1 vote, it passed the Legislature Thursday and next goes to the governor.
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Association for the Study of African American Life and History’s 93rd Black History Luncheon
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The film Screening of “Backs Against the Wall: The Howard Thurman Story”
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DC’s School Without Walls-Franics Stevens Black History Month Game Show…
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Howard University students got a chance to weigh in on some hot topics Wednesday as they appeared as part of a studio audience on the popular daytime talk show “The Real.”
The Prince George’s County Department of Parks and Recreation is offering a variety of activities during Black History Month for the entire family to enjoy.
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What’s happening right now and what’s on the horizon for the empowerment of black women?
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Building Black wealth and eliminating debt.
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Howard University’s Swim and Dive Team has officially become the first all-Black swim team to
grace the cover of Sports Illustrated, and remains the only swim team at a historically Black
an institution since 2016.
Get inspired and engaged. Check out the community events happening around the DMV inside WHUR’s Community’s Choice.
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As reported by Essence, April is National Minority Health Month, a time of year dedicated to boosting awareness around the health disparities and illnesses that disproportionately impact individuals of racial and ethnic minority groups.
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Keke Palmer recently worked with Amazon for a themed series to uplift woman business owners during Women’s History Month.
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March is National Women’s History Month, here’s some facts about how it came to be.
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It’s Black History Month, but some may argue it’s Black Future Month. Carnegie Hall is hosting a two-month Afrofuturism Festival from mid February to early April.
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Is it a big deal to the community and those who achieve it?
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We spotlight and remember the magnificent history and legacy of African Americans in Washington, DC
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A Black History museum in Richmond, Virginia will take possession of Confederate monuments that were removed, including that of Robert E. Lee
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We separate fact from fiction and take a deep dive into the Fred Hampton story.
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As part of our Black History Month celebration, 96.3 WHUR and WHUT-TV will present a special Black History Month edition of the Daily Drum with Harold Fisher “Her-story… Today’s Black Women Shattering Glass Ceilings.”
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Sharing different voices and perspectives on events and activism.
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We know that some of us know a lot about our history, but sometimes it’s great to share facts that aren’t always told. It’s a benefit to share the more we know because it will be something we can teach another person or learn ourselves.
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The voyage feels even more special during the current state of the world, as the Black experience has been looked at closely in the wake of the many deaths of Black people, and the Black Lives Matter movement that continues to protest racism and inequality. And for those of us who have been stuck in place for months because of the coronavirus pandemic, the voyage and escapism are welcomed.
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Mattel has released 10 Black Barbie dolls with different hair styles, skin tones and body types in honor of Black History Month.
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Discussion about the accuracy of black history lessons in public schools.
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Spotify has the playlist for your next cookout, girls night out or rally with “Phenomenal Black Music.”
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Campaign 72: A Tribute to Shirley Chisholm
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Howard University scholars discuss the origins and impact of the Harlem Renaissance.
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In honor of Black History Month, Netflix will air some of OUR all-time favorite classic films.
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After 35 years of success, fans can relive the experience all over again.
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The award-winning Netflix series also became a showcase for actresses of color, thanks to nuanced story lines with depth that have often proved elusive.
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“This is a moment in history,” Rihanna, 31, said at a preview of the store in a white structure tuxedo dress. “It’s a big deal for me and my entire generation.”
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Black women entrepreneurs talk about the successes and struggles of owning a business.
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Conversation with black women mayors of small towns in Maryland. How they govern and the issues they face.
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VA GOP offers a cash reward for black pictures …
Local principal admits to using the N-word …
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The Howard University Hospital surgeon has focused his career on increasing awareness of transplant medicine among minority segments of the population,
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