Television Posed to Celebrate Black History Month

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Contra Costa Times

Black History Month is right around the corner and television, as usual, is planning to honor the occasion with programming that highlights the vast contributions made to society and culture by African-Americans.
“Modern Black History Heroes” — …

Black Girls Rock!

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The Black Girls Rock! program seeks to empower inner city girls and young women.

Amelia Blanquera has lived in the neighborhood for the last five years. Besides writing for The Local, she also writes regularly for the site Soulpancake.com. You …

Remembering Dr. Dorothy Height

The Akan of West Africa have a proverb that beautifully illustrates the importance of remembering the legendary Dr. Dorothy Height: “Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi,” which translates to “It is not wrong to go …