Tag Archives: Black History Month

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African American Telecom Professionals Celebrate on Final Day of Black History Month

Organization of African American Verizon telecom professionals, CITE, holds Black History Month cultural event

Telecom professionals of color ate, listened to poetry, and took part in a lively discussion…

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Tim Scott, U.S. Senator

Black History Month: Tim Scott, U.S. Senator

29 days of modern black history makers

Tim Scott (R-S.C.) made history on Capitol Hill as the first African American to be…

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Madam C.J. Walker’s Hair Legacy Continues With New Product Line Set to Launch at Sephora

20th-century beauty entrepreneur inspires haircare product line exclusively sold at Sephora stores, on March 4, 2016

20th-century beauty entrepreneur inspires haircare product line exclusively sold at Sephora stores, on March 4,…

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Black History Month: Geoffrey S. Fletcher, Screenwriter

29 days of modern black history makers

A screenwriter, film director, and professor, Geoffrey Fletcher is best known as the screenwriter of…

By Safon Floyd

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Susan E. Rice, National Security Advisor

Black History Month: Susan E. Rice, U.S. National Security Advisor

29 days of modern black history makers

U.S. National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice coordinates intelligence, foreign policy, and military effort; oversees…

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[Recap] White House Hosts Panels and Screening Event for ‘Underground’ TV series

White House Office of Public Engagement hosts show's cast and creative team for Black History Month celebration

White House Office of Public Engagement Host Panel and screening event for “Underground”.

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[Watch] Black History Month: How Freed Slaves Created and Lost $57 Million

The Freedman's Bank: A story of tragedy and resilience

Between 1865 and 1874, about 100,000 black individuals and institutions amassed $57 million in the…

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Colin Powell, Secretary of State

Black History Month: Colin Powell, U.S. Secretary of State

29 days of modern black history makers

Retired four-star U.S. Army general Colin Powell became the 65th U.S. Secretary of State in…

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Then & Now: 10 Global Influencers of Color in Activism, Arts, Fashion and More

Innovators who set legacies and the international members of the new school carrying the torch

As we continue to celebrate Black History Month, here’s 10 global influencers of color from…

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Black History Month: Updates Around the Country

Here are the latest updates for Black History Month coverage taking place across the country

Here are the latest updates of Black History Month, from events and television shows to…

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Black History Month: Condoleezza Rice, U.S. Secretary of State

29 days of modern black history makers

In January 2005 Condoleezza Rice became the first African American woman to serve as Secretary…

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Black History Month: American Girl Launching Civil Rights-Era Doll

Melody tells children story of everyday people as part of fighting for equality in the 1960s

In celebrating Black History Month and its 30th anniversary, American Girl is introducing a doll…

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Tracing Her Roots: Kathryn Buford Finds Strength and Clarity

"When you know who you are, not just anything or anyone can knock you off your game"

When I got my results in the mail, I didn’t open them right away. I…

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Black History Month: Barack Obama, President of the United States

29 days of modern black history makers

After winning 52.9% of the vote in 2008, Barack Obama was sworn in as the…

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Black History Canada: 8 Famous and Influential Northern Neighbors of Color

Famous and influential leaders in heatlhcare, politics, sports, and more

In celebrating Black History Month, here’s a snapshot of black Canadian leaders who have made…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Engineering Call Fails to Reach African Americans

Number of black engineering grads drops from 2009

Engineering is high-paying and offers job security, yet relatively few African Americans pursue work in…

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First Lady Michelle Obama

Black History Month: Michelle Obama, First Lady of the United States

29 days of modern black history makers

Michelle Obama slays as the first African American first lady of the United States. Aside…

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Black History Month: Then and Now in Sports

Wilt Chamberlain paved the way for future players of color

Throughout Black History Month, Black Enterprise is honoring past pioneers and current day history-makers in…

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ERIC HOLDER, Attorney General

Black History Month: Eric Holder, Attorney General

29 days of modern black history makers

Eric Holder was appointed and confirmed as the first African American Attorney General of the…

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Black History Month: Loretta E. Lynch, U.S. Attorney General

29 days of modern black history makers

In 2015, Loretta E. Lynch made history as the first African American woman to hold…

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