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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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[WATCH] John Legend’s New TV Series ‘Underground’

Plantation slaves plan the 600-mile escape from Georgia to their freedom

On January 16, 2016, WGN America released two new trailers on Twitter for John Legend’s…

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Full Moon Will Rise on Christmas For First Time Since 1977

The Yuletide moon won't take place again until 2034

For the first time since 1977, a full moon will light up the night sky…

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PBS Suspends ‘Finding Your Roots’ Amidst Slave Controversy

PBS calls for changes after internal review of improper show editing.

PBS has responded swiftly following an internal review regarding the purposeful omission of guest information…

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Selma For Students: Making the Dream Real For A New Generation

How the "children" of Dr. King's Dream raised more than $2 million and made more than 300,000 tickets available to students in more than 30 cities.

How the “children” of Dr. King’s Dream raised more than $2 million and made more…

By Earl G. Graves, Sr.

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Junior High History Lesson: Create a Business Plan for Enslaving Africans

Students received imaginary tools including manacles, whips, thumb screws, iron brands, muskets and barracoons

Junior high school history lesson asked kids to devise a business proposal for enslaving Africans

By Makkada B. Selah

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