Monday, February 6, 2012

Black History Month

  • LOS ANGELES, February 5, 2012—Black History Month has traditionally been an uncomfortable month for Republican Presidential Candidates. Bold move, Mr. President, but you are safe.
  • (Washington Times)
  • February is Black History Month and every year, the contributions of black Americans are celebrated in schools and colleges, on TV networks, at community events and church gatherings for four weeks in winter.
  • (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
  • 42 million: The number of people who identified as black, either alone or in combination with one or more other races, in the 2010 Census. They made up 13.6 percent of the total U.S. population. The black population grew by 15.
  • (Victoria Advocate)
  • February is Black History Month. Its a time to reflect on the history of African-Americans in the United States and recognize the contributions they have made, not just to this country, but to the world. - You can thank Dr. Carter G.
  • (Peoria Journal Star)
  • Black History Month is not just about history. It's also about music, poetry, paintings, photographs, storytelling and more, for adults as well as children.
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  • Today: Worcester Art Museum will celebrate Black History Month with a reception at 1 p.m. in the Higgins Education Wing. The event will showcase artworks created by Worcester youth who participated in the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
  • (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
  • Let's start this month off with a history lesson about African Americans and the Republican party. The Republican Party was founded as the anti-slavery Party, and fought to free blacks from slavery.
  • (Houston Chronicle)
  • Events to celebrate Black History Month are planned in the days and weeks ahead. Tell us about your Black History Month events.
  • (Democrat and Chronicle)
  •, the premiere online destination for up-to-the-minute, comprehensive news coverage relevant to African Americans, will identify 28 people breaking barriers and making history with 28 Game Changers, a month-long editorial feature.
  • (Yahoo Finance)
  • As February begins, some networks — PBS and cable mostly — pile up Black History Month specials. Heres a sampling: "Independent Lens" (11 p.m.
  • (Lansing State Journal)

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