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A Black History Month Lesson From The Beginning-Imhotep [VIDEO]

Malcolm X was fond of saying, "Our history did not begin in chains."Yet every year that's where Black History Month lesson plans in schools across America begin.

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Carl Heastie Makes History As 1st Black Speaker of New York State Assembly [VIDEO]

On February 3rd 2015, Democrat Carl Heastie of the Bronx was elected to replace Sheldon Silver in the most powerful position of the New York Assembly. Watch as he addresses the press for the first time and see what Buffalo's own Assembly woman thinks about his election.

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Toure Talks New Book About Nas + C.T. Vivian Talks Civil Rights Movement [AUDIO]

Jazzy T sits down with cultural critic, author and TV host Toure to discuss what it means to be Black now and his upcoming book about legendary rapper Nas!

Also C.T. Vivian drops some real Black history facts at Canisius College's "Reaching Back & Moving Forward" event.

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“Final Call” – Kenny Dope, Raheem DeVaughn, Rhymefest [VIDEO]

This song (video) could not have been dropped at a better time than right now!

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Saartjie (Sarah) Baartman — The FULL STORY! [VIDEO + FULL MOVIE -- VERY EXPLICIT IMAGES -- PARENTAL DISCRETION + PRE-VIEWING STRONGLY ADVISED]

Here's an important Black History Month lesson for all TWERKERS, BOOTY SHAKERS, FACEBOOK BOOTY POSTERS and WOMEN IN GENERAL (especially Black women)!!!!
WATCH!!!!

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Microsoft Names First Black Chairman [VIDEO]

A well-connected, deeply respected African-American man is taking over for Bill Gates as chairman of tech giant Microsoft! Watch him make the announcement inside.

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Dumping Of Black History Books Sparks Protests In Detroit [VIDEO]

Protesters in Highland Park were out in the dozens over what they called a criminal act by those individuals in charge of dumping precious books and artifacts that could have been used to educate children in community centers and other outlets throughout the city of Detroit.

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Name That Google Doodle!

Check out Mama Africa's Google Doodle and if you don't know about this powerful woman's legacy, get familiar inside with the birthday girl inside. 

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IS “BEAT THE “P*****” UP” OK?

Hasn't this Hip-Hop thing gone too far yet?  What was initially meant to be a Socially Conscious and often times Fun, Happy, and Energetic means of delivering a message through the ART OF RAPPING, has become a  BREEDING GROUND FOR THE MOST IGNORANT VERBAL COMMUNICATION TO DATE!!!!

The Ignorance associated more and more with what Hip-Hop & "The Rap Game" has become, is epitomized by (in my opinion) "THE RING LEADER OF MUSICAL IGNORANCE"...L

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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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Black On Black Hate Crime [THE BIG DUMMY FILES]

The latest inductee into the BIG DUMMY FILES is Glenn E. Morgan, Jr. The 41-year-old Detroit man was sentenced to three months in prison for mailing Carl and Susan Smith, an interracial couple he's never met, photographs of black men being lynched and a photograph of the murdered body of Nicole Brown Simpson.

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Maya Angelou Why Black History Month Still Matters

I remember this time last year we had a conversation that took place on the Know Thyself Community Wednesday (that will return to the air soon by the way) as to the relevancy of Black History Month and the responses were quite interesting to say the least. Anyone who feels that African history in no longer important is completely out of their mind!

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