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Posts in History

Maxine Waters: '92 L.A. Rebellion Was A 'Defining Moment' For Black Resistance

April 28, 2017

It’s been 25 years since the Los Angeles rebellion, but Rep. Maxine Waters remembers it like it was just yesterday. ... (more)

Arts, cultural groups host events on Detroit 1967 civil unrest

April 28, 2017

In addition to "Detroit 67: Perspectives" at the Detroit Historical Museum, there are a variety of other rel... (more)

Tuskegee Airmen Roscoe Brown flies west

April 24, 2017

Captain Roscoe C. Brown, Jr., squadron commander of the 100th Fighter Squadron of the 332nd Fighter Group – the famed Tuskegee Airmen or “Red Tails” – passed away in New York on July 2. He was 94.... (more)

Black History: Willi Smith

April 22, 2017

[Runway Talk] Black History should be celebrated every month not just one – but unfortunately, that is not the way it is. Keeping with the times, I thought it only fitting to pr... (more)

Gordon Parks New Books

April 22, 2017

As a legendary photojournalist, Gordon Parks witnessed and documented the defining events and people of the twentieth century. ... (more)

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