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W. E. B. DuBois — Black History Minute

W. E. B. DuBois was an American sociologist, civil rights activist and university professor. He was born in 1868 in Great Barrington, Mass., and lived until 1963 at 95 years old. He was the first African American to earn a Ph. D. at Harvard University. DuBois also co-founded the NAACP, constantly relaying to other African Americans to reject Frederick Douglass’ idea of integration and instead brace their own heritage.

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WBLK Highlights Buffalo’s Small Business Community

As part of Black History Month, WBLK has reached out to Buffalo's small business community with a chance to introduce themselves to our audience during the month of February.

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Why Is It Important For Today’s Generation To Focus On Family, Education, And Personal Achievement? KTSCW

Within our community, people and families are experiencing a number of issues and challenges that seem completely out of reach. From no jobs, poverty, incarceration, babies having babies, HIV/AIDS, and other sexually transmitted diseases, staggering dropout rates, and much more!

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On This Day In Black History—January 28th A Tribute To Arthur Ashe [VIDEO]

On this day in 1970, Arthur Ashe, was the first African American male to win Wimbledon, and was denied

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On This Day In Black History-January 24th

On this day in 1962, Jackie Robinson was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Today In Black History For January 22nd [VIDEO]

In 1931—Singer Sam Cook, the son of a minister and believed by many to the first father of soul music, was born in Chicago, Illinois.

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Black History Month Community Events — Submit Yours!

The People’s Station 93.7 WBLK salutes all of you that give your time and effort to make this community a better place...

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Do African Americans Really Care About Kwanzaa? [POLL]

Here in Buffalo Kwanzaa is and has always been a big deal. In fact, the Kwanzaa celebration in Buffalo is one of the largest in the country and the founder of Kwanzaa Maulana Karenga said that the people of Buffalo are some of the most “Kwanzaa conscious” in the country!

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The Ancient History Of Chris Brown’s “Black Pyramid”?

 

I am not sure if Chris Brown meant to represent the actual Black Pyramid on the west bank of the Nile just south of Cairo in Kemet (Greek name is Egypt) or not but here is the breakdown on the real Black Pyramid.

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Why Are Today’s Music Artist Expressing Themselves With Ancient Egyptian Symbols? KTSCW [VIDEO]

In the mid 1960’s, while touring with Ramsey Lewis, Maurice White introduced the Kalimba to American audiences. An African instrument, the Kalimba is made of a small wooden box with thin metal strips attached to the base. When the strips are plucked—they sound like vibes. Maurice went on to later form a group called the Salty Peppers; Capitol Records lures them to the left coast in 1969 with the promise of more to come.

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Cornell West: ‘Obama A Republican In Blackface’, Is It One Party With 2 Names? [POLL]

With the rising numbers of poor African-Americans in this country, the prison-industrial complex, and unemployment among African-Americans at an all-time high; Cornell West says that ‘Obama is a Republican in Blackface’!

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Waverly High School Students Reenact Rihanna Assault In Blackface At Pep Rally [#BIGDUMMYFILES]

A pep rally skit by three white high school students who wore blackface and parodied Chris Brown's arrest for assaulting Rihanna has officials in a largely white New York district vowing to set clearer expectations for school events

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