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Black Chronicle Book Re-Issued For Historic 400 Year Celebration

HR1242 a bill signed into law in 2018 honoring this celebration, will also honor the many contributions made by African-Americans to the building of …
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AMC’s Shudder To Chronicle History Of African-Americans in Horror Films

AMC’s horror-themed streaming service Shudder in February will stream a new original documentary that highlights the role of African-Americans in horror films.

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Adoption is a Great Option – The Charleston Chronicle

Nsenga and Kai Burton (Photo: Nsenga Burton)

By Nsenga K. Burton, Ph.D., NNPA Newswire Entertainment and Culture Editor

November was National Adoption Awareness Month, which came about as an effort to encourage families to consider adopting children in the foster care system.

First introduced in 1976 by then Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis as National Adoption Week, who wanted to help find forever homes for the massive number of children in foster care. Former President Gerald Ford made the initiative a proclamation due to the large number of states participating in the week. Thus, the month of November which is usually associated with Thanksgiving – a time for families to come together over food, fellowship and football — was proclaimed as National Adoption…

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SAAACAM works to remember, chronicle local black history

In 42 years of friendship, Charla Hutchens and Susan Glosson have shared many of the same experiences.

They both worked at Southeast Baptist Hospital. They both lived in the far East Side Lakeside subdivision. They both had relatives involved in the local Civil Rights movement. And both share a love of promoting and preserving African-American history.

It’s what drew the pair to volunteer with the San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum, a nonprofit that collects, disseminates and interprets a digital database of authentic, community-based African-American history.

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National Trust Raises Over $10 Million to Preserve Historic Black Sites – The Charleston Chronicle

The historic home of John and Alice Coltrane/National Trust for Historic Preservation

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent

The National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund the organization has hit a funding milestone, raising more than $10M dollars for this $25M initiative.

The Action Fund aims to uplift stories of African American achievement, activism, and community, crafting a narrative that expands a view of history, and that helps to reconstruct our national identity while inspiring a new generation of activists to advocate for diverse historic places, according to the announcement.

“We are proud of how over this past year we’ve helped to broaden the…

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Redefining African wedding attire | The Chronicle

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Bongani Ndlovu, Showbiz Correspondent
WHAT has been believed to be the standard of wedding dresses in the minds of Zimbabweans was last month turned on its head after an exhibition by Umakothi Royal Bridal by NkaZana where they redefined African wedding attire.

The Royal Bride exhibition by NkaZana collection celebrates African queens and redefines fashion with a touch of culture.

The name NkaZana is a collaborative effort between Ganu founding director Nkanyeziyethu Malunga (Nka) and A Tribe Called Zimbabwe founder Nomakhosazana ‘Zana K’ Ncube (Zana).

Both are head designers.

With every gown, the seven brides who participated at the fashion exhibition had their own unique design that expressed their personalities.

Each dress was made out of a mixture of cloth and cowhide,…

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