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BLACK HISTORY MONTH
Barack Obama Shares His Recommended Reading For Black History Month
Obama’s book suggestions include “The Fire Next Time” by James Baldwin.
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Vogue Brazil Director Resigns After Critics Say Her Party Evoked Slavery Themes
The style director's 50th birthday party featured black women in traditional garb standing beside a throne.
24 Old School Cool Photos Of Black Couples Throughout The Years
We asked readers to share their favorite photos of their grandparents and parents through the years.
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10 Quotes About Love From Iconic Black History Makers
Jolie A. Doggett
Maya Angelou, Beyoncé, James Baldwin and other Black icons have a lot to teach us about love.
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Wisconsin Republicans Vote To Keep Colin Kaepernick Off Black History Month Resolution
Kaepernick, a civil rights activist and former NFL star, is too controversial for Wisconsin, according to GOP state senators.
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North Carolina To Have Its First Black Woman As Supreme Court Chief Justice
“It is not at all lost on me, this historic factor, especially given that this is Black History Month," Cheri Beasley said.
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GOP Lawmakers Jettison Colin Kaepernick From Black History Month Resolution
Black legislators called the move a "slap in the face."
Esquire's Profile Of White American Boy During Black History Month Stirs Controversy
Amid backlash on social media, the magazine's editor-in-chief defended the piece in a follow-up article.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Where To Buy Black-Owned Beauty Brands
For Black History Month and beyond
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Jennifer Lopez Passionately Rejects Grammy Motown Backlash
Some viewers protested her performance to honor a black record label during Black History Month.
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Meet The Grammy-Nominated Singer Reclaiming Folk Music's Black History
Folk artist Dom Flemons hopes to take home his second Grammy on Sunday for "Black Cowboys," his widely celebrated tribute to the black West.
We Built This: Ericka Hart Is On A Journey To Dismantle Medical Racism
"You get to see me as this model, and I’m also a breast cancer survivor, I’m also black, I’m also queer. I’m not just one identity that you want to pull out, right?"
We Built This: Eunique Jones Gibson Is Approaching History The Carter G. Woodson Way
"It's important for black kids to see themselves as doctors, as lawyers, as engineers, as creatives and artists, as trailblazers, as the builders of this country that we know we are."
We Built This: Carmelo Anthony Knows His Influence Is Bigger Than The NBA
Carmelo Anthony will go down in the Hall of Fame. There’s no doubt about that. He’s a 10-time NBA All Star, a three-time
We Built This: Glory Edim Is Building An Empire With Books By Black Women
There’s more depth to the black experience and it really starts with our oratories and our narrators.
Sonequa Martin-Green Celebrates Historic 'Star Trek' Role In Black History Month Post
The actress is still "astounded" to be the first black woman to lead the franchise as "Star Trek: Discovery" enters its second season.
HOME & LIVING
5 Movies On Netflix To Watch During Black History Month
Todd Van Luling
Great movies with black directors you can watch right now.
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Beyoncé's Black History Month Collage Teaches Us A Powerful Lesson
Jolie A. Doggett
Queen Bey is honoring black icons you didn’t learn about in school.
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RNC Gets Roasted Over 'Tone Deaf' Black History Month Tweet
"But yet you demonize those who today follow the examples of those that came before them. Hmmmm..."
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Trump's Black History Month Tribute Tweet Is Greeted Just As Well As Expected
Twitter users also slammed Melania Trump’s Black History Month tweet, so maybe they have something to talk about at dinner.
What It Was Like Being Black In WWII
When Kenyon Parker served in World War II, the Army was segregated. He and other black soldiers were denied guns, had separate facilities and were often forced into behind-the-line jobs of servitude.
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Google Celebrates First Day Of Black History Month With Sojourner Truth Doodle
“Here’s to Sojourner Truth, who devoted her life to the cause of speaking truth to power."
Let This February Be A Reminder That Black History Built This
Without black history, there would be no American history. Period.
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We Built This: Raquel Willis Is The Freedom Fighter Kids Should Be Reading About
"I have created spaces for reclamation and resilience for people who have all the power within themselves to change the world."
We Built This: Kid Fury's Brutal Honesty Is What Will Actually Make America Great
"I think I’ve built a platform for myself to express humor and to just live as authentically as I know how," the co-host of "The Read" said.
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We Built This: William Jackson Harper Is Opening New Doors For Dark-Skinned Men In Hollywood
Actor William Jackson Harper wants to inspire others "to deal with a world that we have rather than the world that we wish that we had."
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