February 14 – February 27, 2019
- Frederick Douglass' Descendant Urges Education and Critical Thinking
The great-great-great grandson of Frederick Douglass, who is also the great-great-grandson of Booker T. Washington, closed Maryland’s bicentennial celebration of Frederick Douglass’s birth at the Banneker-Douglass Museum in Annapolis last Saturday.
- The Lost Empire: Black Freemasonry in the Old West (1867-1906)
"Captain William Dominick Mathews used his platform as a Masonic Grand Master to not only defend his community, but to also organize for voting rights and was an advocate for other Africans American veterans of the Civil War," says author James R. Morgan III.
Civil War Descendents Meet and Greet, Superhero and Princess Brunch on the Lagoon, Haiti and the Civil War to the Harambee Festival 2019 – there are plenty of ways to enjoy our culture and have fun
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January 31 – February 13, 2019
January 17 – January 30, 2019
- Read Africa Week Festival @ Francis Gregory Library
Francis Gregory Library in Washington, DC will celebrate Read Africa Week with a festival featuring a recyclable art workshop, Andrika symbol learning and coloring session, animated storytelling, and a free taste of authentic African food for children and young adults.
- Women Only Travel Adventures
Just as men plan time to be with the "boys" on game and fishing trips, more women are planning to spend time with the "girls," on adventure trips.
- Keep Your Eyes Open for Glaucoma
Glaucoma is the leading cause of irreversible blindness. Moreover, among African American and Latino populations, glaucoma is more prevalent. Glaucoma is 6 to 8 times more common in African Americans than Caucasians.
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January 03 – January 16, 2019
- Back to Burritoland
I also created an activity called “Build a Gym,” a revamped version of capture the flag for my physical education class. So, how does these conversations of social awareness relate to physical education? My goals with "Fitness Bingo" and "Build a Gym" are to help facilitate mutual understanding between students and create an inclusive community where all are accepted.
- If You're Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won't be Yours
It's steady work and, for that, Steckel, 62, is grateful. After turning 50, he was laid off three times before landing his current position in 2014, weathering unemployment stints of up to eight months.
- Charter Committee to Celebrate President Barack Obama Oratorical Contest
Today's high school students were toddlers or young children during the 2008 presidential campaign and historic election of Barack Obama.
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December 20 – January 02, 2019