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This Black History Month, Let’s Amplify Being ‘WOKE’

By Ronald Walker, Word in Black As we enter February, the designated month for the appreciation of Black History, a critical question may arise from...

Top 5 Memorable Black Educators in TV and Film

By Laura Onyeneho, Houston Defender, Word in Black As Black History continues to be under attack in public schools nationwide, it is difficult to ignore...

Violence Frustrates Historic Black Cultural Hub in Baltimore

By LEA SKENE, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Joe Johnson-Winfield remembers when west Baltimore’s Pennsylvania Avenue attracted locals and tourists alike to its renowned jazz...

Black History Class Revised by College Board after Criticism

By CHEYANNE MUMPHREY and SHARON LURYE, Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A revised curriculum for a new Advanced Placement course on African American...

Mississippi’s 1st Black Woman Legislator won’t Seek New Term

By EMILY WAGSTER PETTUS, Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The first Black woman elected to the Mississippi Legislature said Tuesday that she will not...