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  • An initmate look at the inner circle and struggles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Martin: Duty Calls Takes The Stage By Storm

    Black history month is a time when we recognize the accomplishments of African Americans and how their inventions, social conscience efforts and sacrifice have been instrumental in shaping the United States. Among these individuals is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. His efforts to affect social change...
  • The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

    Rock Hall announces programming for Black History Month

    If you were to ask any of the hundreds of rock and roll historians, they would all agree that it was the contributions of countless African Americans that have made rock and roll what it is today. This is why the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum’s Black History Month celebration is one of the...
  • Charles Wright will share the story of his life in new book

    Charles Wright reflects on life with autobiography 'Up from Where We’ve Come'

    R&B legend Charles Wright, the singer/songwriter/guitarist best known for singing and composing '70s Soul smash “Express Yourself” is releasing a new literary entry on Feb. 1. The book arrives on the scene just in time for Black History Month and promises to be a page-turner. “Up From Where We...
  • USS Iowa honors surviving Tuskegee Airman for Black History Month

    USS Iowa honors surviving Tuskegee Airman for Black History Month

    94 year old Lt. Col. Robert Friend, one of the few surviving Tuskegee Airmen from World War II was an honored guest aboard the USS Iowa on Sunday evening for a Free public screening of the motion picture 'Tuskegee Airmen'. Lt. Col. Friend who will turn 95 on February 28 was surprisingly healthy and...
  • Events celebrating Black History Month in LA a different way

    Events celebrating Black History Month in LA a different way

    It is Black History Month, and for the first time you might think to yourself what is there to do in Los Angeles to celebrate African-American culture for an entire month? There is plenty to do from Hollywood to San Diego with events back to back rich in African and multi-racial heritages. Martin...
  • AAFCA & OneUnited Bank event discusses financial possibilities in entertainment

    AAFCA & OneUnited Bank event discusses financial possibilities in entertainment

    Every February, the United States raises positive attention to its strong diversity in the country. For the next 30 days millions will celebrate the contributions African-American inventors, politicians, activists and today's world leaders have made in America and abroad. To kick off Black History...
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces events celebrating Black History Month

    Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces events celebrating Black History Month

    Black History Month originally began as Black History Week in 1926 when historian Carter G. Woodson announced the second week in February for that purpose. The date was chosen because it coincided with two famous birthdays, that of Abraham Lincoln on Feb. 12 and Frederick Douglass on Feb. 14. In...
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