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A meaningful way to observe Black History Month

Black History Month offers small businesses a big opportunity.


National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. - MECCA Chapter Annual Scholarship Fashion Show/Fundraiser

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. - MECCA Chapter (NCBW-MECCA) will host its 5th annual scholarship, fashion fundraiser on Saturday, March 4, 2017, at...


Barack Obama: America's first African American president

President Barack Obama is the 44th president and the first African American president of the United States of America.


UNCF Launches Build #BETTERFUTURES Campaign to Raise $500,000 for HBCU Students During Black History Month

UNCF will host an inaugural Black History Month fundraising campaign, Build #BetterFutures, with a goal to raise $500,000 to support students attending UNCF’s 37 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). ... More>>

Celebrate Black History with New Innovator Tour at Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation

Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation celebrates Black History Month in February with a new tour that connects the ideas and innovations of those who changed the world, live music and dramatic storytelling. From boarding... More>>

Natural Hair The Movie is a Gift during Black History Month

Grind Over Matter Films launches the perfect film for black history month via kickstarter. Dallas, United States – February 7, 2017 /PressCable/ — Dallas, TX – February 7 – Natural Hair The Movie is... More>>

Music Choice Celebrates Black History Month On Demand

Music Choice kicks off Black History Month today celebrating iconic artists, timeless music and lasting legacies. Watch the biggest stars shaping music today and remember the classics all month long on Music Choice On... More>>

AIC to Celebrate Prominent African Americans during Black History Month via Social Media

Throughout the month of February, American International College (AIC) will use the College’s social media platforms and website to feature prominent African Americans who have helped shape the culture and fabric of... More>>

Scholarship Opportunities for African American Students Highlighted During Black History Month

Fastweb (, the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information and a member of the Monster network, is honoring African American History Month with a focus on important scholarship... More>>

Statement - Black History Month in Canada

OTTAWA, Feb. 1, 2017 /CNW/ -The Honourable Kent Hehr, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defense, issued the following statement today on the occasion of Black History Month: More>>

2017 Black History stamp commemorates Mathieu Da Costa

17th century interpreter believed to be the first person of African descent to arrive in Canada More>>

WCPE FM Celebrates Black History Month

WCPE FM Celebrates Black History Month - Celebration of African-American Music on WCPE’s Music Director William Woltz announces a celebration of African-American contributions to classical... More>>

Untold White House African American history revealed

The White House has played an integral role throughout history in advancing, hindering, or simply ignoring equal rights efforts.


Black gospel musicians tackled civil rights issues on "B" sides of vintage records

A surprisingly large number of "B" sides on old 45s of gospel songs deal with civil rights, despite the fact that the musicians' involvement might have been risky for them.


Black History Month

Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as "Negro History Week" and later as "Black History Month."


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