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Tag: "Black History Month"

The Black Wall Street

BY KAREN MILLER Many African-Americans may not be aware that there was once a town named Greenwood located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Greenwood was a unique town in the United States—it was the first all-black city that blacks were successful pilots, doctors, lawyers and teachers. Black Wall Street was often compared to a mini Beverly Hills […]

The Story Behind Black History Month

BY KAREN MILLER The month of February is known as Black History Month, but what many African-Americans many not be aware is, how the acknowledgement of black success came into effect and what were the struggles to obtain Black History Month? The story of Black History Month started in Chicago during the year of 1915. […]

Honoring Coach Kyle Robinson

BY: SHANEL GILBERT Every February, men, women and children from the United States celebrate what we call “Black History Month.” This time is dedicated to educating the youth about important figures that contributed to African American struggles in the past and even highlights the strives that African Americans have made today. People began celebrating black […]

Tribute to Excellence in Black Culture

BY: MELIKA OZBILGEN In honor of Black History Month, the Kumble Theatre held a special event titled “Living History” on Feb. 13. The event honored some of today’s African American leaders who contribute to media, the arts, health services and education; these notable leaders included Francesca Harper, Carolyn A. Butts, Wendy Wilson, Conway G. Gittens, […]

The Untold Story of The Black Wall Street in America

BY: KAREN MILLER Many African-Americans may not have been aware there was once a town named Greenwood that was located in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Greenwood was a unique town in the United States; it was the first all-black city that blacks were successful pilots, doctors, lawyers and teachers. Black Wall Street was often compared as mini […]

The Origin of Black History Month

BY: KAREN MILLER The month of February is known as Black History Month, but what many African-Americans may not be aware is, how the acknowledgement of black success came into effect and what were the struggles to obtain Black History Month? The story of Black History Month started in Chicago during the year of 1915. […]

No Splash of Color At New York Fashion Week

BY: KEELEY IBRAHIM February 6th kicked off New York’s Fall/Winter 2013 Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Lincoln Center in Manhattan. Twice every year designers and various fashion houses show off new trends and designs that consumers will definitely snag up for the upcoming seasons. There will be over 130 different designers and fashion houses from all […]