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Black History Month 2019 Tea Talks: That Which Divides, That Which Unites

“We weaken our greatness when we confuse our patriotism with tribal rivalries that have sown resentment and hatred and violence in all the corners of the globe. We weaken it when we hide behind walls, rather than tear them down, when we doubt the power of our ideals, rather than trust them to be the great force for change they have always been.” — Sen. John McCain (2018)

For many in the U.S., 2018 felt as if the country had never been more divided. The nation, it seemed, had become irrevocably fractured along political, ideological, and racial lines. One author suggests that this current view of divisiveness is inaccurate as our nation has never been one united nation. A recent PEW report, where nearly three-quarters of Black young Americans believe the nation is very divided over race,…

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IU Northwest celebrates Dr. MLK Jr. and Black History Month

Events explore legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., first African American female pilot, and a hundred-year quest to honor Black history and culture.
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Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra celebrates African Heritage Month | Living

The Nova Scotia Youth Orchestra celebrates African Heritage Month with a free afternoon concert on Sunday, Feb. 17 at Nelson Whynder Elementary School in North Preston at 2 p.m.

Conducted by Daniel Bartholomew-Poyser, with violinist Alison Enriquez, the concert titled NYSO: Black Is Beautiful will span centuries from African folk through gospel, jazz, funk and hip hop. Music by performers like Miles Davis, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley and Whitney Houston will be featured in this musical saga of struggle and celebration.

Admission is free. Visit symphonynovascotia.ca.

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Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame to lead Black History Month discussion

NORWALK — Many African-Americans who tried to escape oppression and hatred in the South during the early 1900s ended up in northern cities, …
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Celebrate Black History Month! – Miami’s Community News

Attention High School Students…
Enter The City’s Black History Month Contest!

• Open ONLY to high school students who are West Park residents – with proof of residency.
• Entries must be submitted only by student entering contest.
• Answers must be written in ink directly on this page of the newspaper. Copies will not be accepted.
• The first student to submit the completed quiz with the most correct answers by the deadline, will be selected winner.
• The deadline to submit entries is Thursday, February 14, 2018 by 4:00 p.m.
• If you participated in the previous two contests, you are not eligible.
Entries must be hand delivered directly to:

1. What was the purpose of President…

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Celebrate Black History Month at the Detroit Institute of Arts

Celebrate Black History Month at the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) starting Friday, Feb. 1 with a full day of activities for all ages, including tours of the General Motors Center for African American Art galleries, a panel discussion featuring prominent women in the Detroit art community, a tribute to Aretha Franklin with The Motown Legends Gospel Choir and a college Greek Step competition featuring local fraternities and sororities. Black History Month programs are made possible by the generous support of Arn and Nancy Tellem.

Programs are free for residents of Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties, unless otherwise noted.

“The programs and tours that are part of our Black History Month celebration give our visitors an opportunity to explore history and culture in ways that can’t…

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