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Trump's promise to make HBCUs an 'absolute priority' falls short. But who didn't see this coming?

Among the many lies that Donald Trump told on his way to the White House was that he would do many “bigly” things for “the blacks.” And back in February during Black History Month, he made a “yuge” deal of bringing together the heads...Show More Summary

Black Music Month: The Most Sampled Black Artists

Black Music Month: The Most Sampled Black Artists In History Everyone knows how powerful music can be! A sample can carry a song into the next generation. Sampling has been the carrier pigeon, introducing the younger generation to the sounds

Duke Energy spars with Civil Rights museum over power bills

The nation's largest utility already turned off the lights during Black History Month at a museum honoring the lunch-counter sit-in that sparked the 1960s civil rights movement. Now it's threatening … Click to Continue »

Military Sealift Honors The Contributions Of African Americans

2 months agoVehicles / Watercraft : gCaptain

By Military Sealift Command Public Affairs – Military Sealift Command’s Special Emphasis Observance Committee hosted a Black History Month celebration on board Naval Station Norfolk, Feb. 15. African American History month is an annual...Show More Summary

Who Gets to Own 'Black Girl Magic'?

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Last year, in honor of Black History Month, Essence Magazine chose a familiar, powerful phrase to brand its February 2016 issue: “Black Girl Magic.” In a corresponding video, the women featured on three separate covers were asked to personally define what the phrase meant. Actress Teyonah Parris described it in terms… Read more...

Beloved, Black Women, and the Limits of Freedom

Beloved Jenn M. Jackson "...[To] get to a place where you could love anything you chose - not to need permission for desire-well now, that was freedom." This Women’s History Month, I re-read Beloved, Toni Morrison’s 1987 national bestseller and 1988 Pulitzer Prize winner for Fiction. Show More Summary

Black-Themed Memorabilia Auction Coming To Brooklyn Next Month

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

The Black Heritage Auction Will Feature Relics From African-American History An auction that features all African-American memorabilia is headed to New York City next month. The Black Heritage Auction April 7 is your chance to own your very own piece

Honoring Black Women's History In The Era Of Trump

Every year, we recognize February as Black History Month and March as Women’s History Month. During these two months—someone decided—we pause from our “normal” histories and emphasize the role of African Americans and women in the national past. Show More Summary

How Good a Listener Is Donald Trump?

The last time Donald Trump hosted a “listening session,” he ate up most of a Black History Month event lecturing some of the nation’s foremost black leaders on the glories of his electoral win. But people change! Perhaps the responsibilities of the office have sobered our blowhard in chief and flushed the wax from the presidential ears. Show More Summary

February’s Hot Topics on Facebook Looked a Lot Like January’s Hot Topics on Facebook

Super Bowl LI and Valentine's Day were Hot Topics on Facebook for the second consecutive month in February, and they were joined by the Grammy Awards, Black History Month and Mardi Gras. Men stuck to sports in February, with Charles Oakley, Tom Brady and Stephen Curry showing up on the chart, while women were more...

Planned Parenthood Targets Black Women With Abortion: 79% of Their Clinics are in Minority Neighborhoods

As we celebrated Black History Month in February and are now in the midst of celebrating Women’s History Month, we should take time to reflect on current events that deal with both. My mind quickly races to Planned Parenthood and its racist roots. Planned Parenthood touts its so-called defense of women and minorities while they […]

Black History Month: Freeing ourselves

4 months agoMusic / Classical : Sandow

How orchestras can foster diversity, in any month, not just Black History Month. Three ideas, all involving the history of music in your local black community.

Stupid is as stupid does: Trump's team still knows nothing about black history

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Donald Trump’s administration has a black history problem. We are less than two full months into his term and his bumbling, inept cabinet members keep saying unbelievably stupid things to demonstrate that they know nothing but “alternative...Show More Summary

Black Female Pilots Fly Plane Together for First Time in Delta History

The landmark journey also marked the beginning of Women's History Month.

Positive Images: 20 Inspiring Images White Media Won’t Show You

4 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

20 Inspiring Images That You Won’t See On TV Black history month is over and the struggle to properly portray Black Americans in white media continues. In the spirit of bringing some positive images to you and yours, we’ve compiled

John Legend As Frederick Douglass Is Being Recognized More And More

4 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Abolitionist hero Frederick Douglass has been in the news a lot lately, partially because we just came out of Black History Month and partially because President Trump made some comments that implied he believed Douglass, who died in 1895, was still alive. We'll be hearing even more about Douglass in the coming months because he's…

This Little Boy Dressed Up As Audra McDonald For A School Project And She Loved It

Nine-year-old Brendan O’Brien loves theater, so when he had to choose an icon to honor for a Black History Month project at school, the decision was a no-brainer. Brendan is in the fourth grade at the Condon K-8 School in South Boston. Show More Summary

Trump Administration Peddles White Supremacy During Black History Month and Beyond

It seems fitting that the Trump administration would use Black History Month to center white supremacy. The post Trump Administration Peddles White Supremacy During Black History Month and Beyond appeared first on Rewire.

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