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Negro Movement: Historicial Convention in Buffalo

The Negro Convention Movement in the 1840s brought African Americans from across the nation together in a number of cities to discuss issues. One of two significant conferences occurred in Buffalo in 1843: the National Conference of Colored Citizens.

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Underground Railroad: The Journey to Freedom

In the late 1800s, the Underground Railroad emerged as a grouping of secret routes and safe homes. Used by runaway slaves, they obtained their freedom by either escaping into Canada or living in a Northern State.

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Canisius College Celebrates Black History Month With Guest Speaker Hill Harper

This Thursday, myself and a number of my peers will participate in Canisius College's presentation of “We Can’t Wait,” an education, economic and health empowerment summit on Thursday, February 16, from 8:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Dr. Bannon Discussion: WBLK Founder, ‘The Hound”

You love listening to WBLK and now’s your chance to learn more about the station you love!

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Joseph Hodge, First Resident of Buffalo

Joseph Hodge was born into slavery and died a successful business man.

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Today in Black History — A Salute to Bernard Harris [VIDEO]

On this day in 1995, Bernard Harris became the first black astronaut to take a spacewalk and dedicated it to the achievement of all African Americans.

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Brigham Young University Students Don’t Know Black History [THE BIG DUMMY FILES]


The latest entry into the BIG DUMMY FILES are the students in this video from Brigham Young University and how much they don't know about Black History.

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Should Black History Month Consist Of Modern Or Ancient Black History?

 

Black History Month the month which we bear witness to the progress, richness and achievement of African Americans in history. This month we pay tribute to those who have paved the way for generations to come. Have you ever considered why a history of a people that started mankind is only celebrated nationally during the shortest month of the year? Why couldn’t be celebrated in June during the Summer Solstice, loaded with a number of various summer outdoor activities. The month of February is during the dead season of winter!!! Just something to think about…

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Today’s Black History Month Spotlight! Arthur Ashe Tribute [VIDEO]

On this day in Black History we remember a man who broke down many color barriers and became the first African-American person named to the American Davis Cup.

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Buffalo Women Brings Black History To Life Through Story Telling

Do you love a good Story? Do stories from the past fascinate you? Now you’ll have a chance to experience the stories from the past come to life! Celebrate Black History Month with local storyteller Sharon Jordan Holley on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. at the Buffalo and Erie County Historical Society.  Admission is free for museum members, $7 for adults, $5 for seniors and students with ID, $2.50 for children and free for kids under seven.

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Q- Tip Gets Swabbed To Find Out His African Roots [VIDEO]

As we kick off Black History Month I ran into this on YouTube and thought it was dope. One of my favorite MC's of all time, Q-Tip from A tribe Called Quest, is on a quest for knowledge of self.

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A Black History Month Welcome From Black Pearls For Parents [AUDIO]

If you missed this morning’s Black Pearls for Parents, check it out right here and hopefully it is something that you can think about as we get Black History Month underway.

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