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    February is Black History Month, a time the country highlights and celebrates the accomplishments of Black Americans.And the fact that Black history is part of America's history is important for all Americans to know, learn about, and understand.Few would argue that Kamala Harris' recent swearing in as vice president of the United States will be...
    The WTOP podcast “COLORS — A Dialogue on Race in America” is an ongoing conversation. For me, as a Black man, and my co-host Chris Core, who is white, our objective is to encourage people of all races to talk, respectfully, to one another about our differences, similarities and racial developments in America. As part...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — It’s February 1, and the start of Black History Month. Gov. Larry Hogan is recognizing historic African American figures in Maryland’s history. The governor announced a partnership with the Banneker-Douglass Museum and Rev. Tamara Wilson, who is chair of the Maryland Commission on African American History and Culture. They will highlight...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Heinz History Center is presenting a series of free virtual programs throughout Black History Month. Here are the programs being offered, according to a press release from the History Center: Exploring the Black Family with the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center “The Bonds of Family and Legacy” Thursday, Feb. 11 ·...
    Loading the player... Rihanna proposed a question to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron on Twitter, advocating for justice for Breonna Taylor. Read More: Rihanna and artist Lorna Simpson collaborate on ‘Essence’ portfolio As Cameron shared a video commemorating Black History Month, the ANTI singer took the opportunity to bring the lack of action...
    Monday marks the start of Black History Month, a time to reflect on the contributions African Americans have made to the U.S. while recognizing that the fight for racial justice continues. The theme of Black History Month this year is "The Black Family: Representation, Identity and Diversity." The Association for the Study of African...
    Leandro Assis/YouTube YouTube added "BHM" to its logo in honor of Black History Month. YouTube added the letters “BHM” to its logo on February 1, 2021. The letters stand for Black History Month and are part of an effort by the Google-owned video-sharing website to recognize the contributions of Black creators. YouTube said...
    Black History Month is under way and television, as usual, has plans to mark the occasion with an array of new movies, documentaries and specials that celebrate the vast contributions made to society and culture by African-Americans. In addition to these fresh offerings, several networks and streaming platforms, including PBS, Amazon Prime, Ovation, HBO Max,...
    Feb. 1 marks both the beginning of Black History Month and National Freedom Day, the anniversary of the day President Abraham Lincoln signed the resolution that would later become the 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery. This year’s Black History Month begins less than two weeks after the inauguration of the first Black (and South Asian) woman to...
    Loading the player... The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, officially referred to as ASCAP, will pay homage to a wide array of Black artists, songwriters, composers and their invaluable contributions to music and culture with their month-long Black History Month campaign. Every week, the professional recording rights organization will highlight a different...
    (CBS DETROIT) – The city of Detroit is launching a year-long celebration of arts and culture. The initiative, called Undefeated: A Celebration of Detroit’s Contributions to American Excellence, kicks off Monday at noon. The events will be live on Channel 22 and Facebook @CityofDetroit. You can also watch on Zoom at https://cityofdetroit.zoom.us/j/86478139644 Dial in number...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – February is Black History Month. President Gerald Ford officially recognized Black History Month in 1976, calling upon the public to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of Black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history”. CBS4 is committed to celebrating Black history in a series of...
    (CNN)February marks Black History Month, a federally recognized, nationwide celebration that calls on all Americans to reflect on the significant roles that African-Americans have played in shaping US history. But how did this celebration come to be -- and why does it happen in February? The man behind the holidayCarter G. Woodson, considered a pioneer...
    An Apple Watch Unity Challenge has now arrived, in which Apple invites you to continue to celebrate Black History Month. The company first announced that this would happen a few weeks ago. Black History Month dates back to 1926, before it was officially launched in 1976. In 1976, US President Gerald Ford said, “The...
    YOUTUBE viewers in the US are rushing to Google what its new 'BHM' logo means. The abbreviation has confused many, with some assuming it means "Big Hunky Men". We explain the popular platform's logo change here. 2The new BHM logo on YouTube has baffled viewers What does BHM on YouTube mean? The orange, red and...
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Monday, Feb. 1, marks the beginning of Black History Month – and here at CBS 2, we’re honored to celebrate Black leaders working to advance culture, community, and change in Chicago. It’s barely been two years since the Rev. Reginald Sharpe Jr. arrived here. But his dynamic voice is already reverberating around...
    BLACK History Month is an opportunity for the black community to celebrate its many achievements. The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, is among those singled out as "extraordinary women" leaving their mark in history. 6Meghan Markle has been praised for supporting a variety of causes Credit: PA:Press Association When is Black History Month? Black...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- ABC7 is proud to celebrate Black History Month this February by spotlighting the culture and achievements of our local African American community.We'll update this page throughout the month as we feature some of the incredible people and organizations making an impact to help build a Better Bay Area.Artists in Action:We invite...
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    Utah avalanche: Rescuers are searching for buried skier Russian police crack down on protests over opposition leaders arrest 28 Black-Owned Beauty Brands to Support All Black History Month and Beyond With the major push for an overall more inclusive environment for BIPOC people, plus the plethora of new beauty products pumped out by brands...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- On this special edition of Here and Now, stories from our Black History Month archives, including a conversation with the family members of the three slain civil rights workers whose murders galvanized the civil rights movement.Also on this episode, uncovering the history of enslaved Africans on Long Island.Plus, one man's personal...
    Loading the player... The at-home fitness brand Peloton is celebrating Black History Month with the launch of a new capsule collection. Last year for Black History Month, the company dropped a collection inspired by the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat. This time around, Peloton collaborated with four artists to create 18 custom apparel and accessories...
    Here are 5 ways for music fans to celebrate Black History Month: Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir Get ready for some glorious gospel music as this award-winning Oakland choir hosts its 7th annual Black History Month event at 7 p.m. Feb. 20. The choir, which has performed with such acts as Joshua Nelson, the Prince of...
    Music fans won’t want to miss AXS TV’s “Celebrating Black History Month” lineup. The series runs each Saturday in February and spotlights such musical talents as Ice Cube, Buddy Guy, Diana Ross, Prince, Patti LaBelle and Run-DMC. It kicks off with a lengthy block of programming on Feb. 6, opening with “Rock Legends: Lenny Kravitz”...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The City of Pittsburgh is holding a virtual tribute to jazz legends during Black History Month. Pittsburgh Jazz Legends will feature an overview of Pittsburgh’s jazz history, performance interviews, artist profiles and performance videos throughout the month of February. Jazz musicians with Pittsburgh roots like Earl...
    (CBS Local)- With Black History Month beginning February 1, CBS Sports is set to celebrate with a new documentary and several animated and regular footage vignettes featuring several influential Black athletes from the past century. The programming will air on CBS Sports Network along with CBS Sports Digital properties. “It is imperative that we at...
    States challenge Biden on rights for transgender students Daniel Pearl: Pakistans top court frees men convicted of kidnapping and murdering US journalist Peloton Creates Capsule for Black History Month Click here to read the full article. Peloton is celebrating Black History Month by introducing a special apparel collection intended to celebrate Black artists...
    Apple is celebrating Black History Month by amplifying Black creators, artists, developers and businesses across its various services and with an Apple Watch Black Unity Collection. A limited-edition Apple Watch Series 6 features the words “Black Unity” etched onto the back crystal.  The company says that members of the Black creative community worked with Apple...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- ABC7 invites Bay Area artist's to help us celebrate Black History Month. Share your original artwork inspired by Black history past and present. Let us know what inspired you in one or two sentences.Selected entries will be shown on ABC7 News and right here!All ages, skill levels, and still artistic medias...
    Mattel is honoring the legacy of Maya Angelou by creating a new Barbie doll modeled after the American poet, author and civil rights activist, The Hill reported. The doll was released Jan. 14 – just ahead of Black History Month – as a “celebration of Dr. Maya Angelou’s extraordinary life and work,” according to The...
    2 newborn babies found dead, wrapped in paper in New York City Everyday items that didnt exist a decade ago Black History Month Is More Than a History Lesson — It’s a Representation of True Resilience When I was younger, I never thought to ask anyone about the origin of Black History Month. To...