December 5 – December 18, 2019
November 21 – December 4, 2019
- Virginia's Election Should Serve as a Wakeup Call For Republicans
Far too many of the party's leadership have bought into this idiotic "White turnout" approach to elections across the country. This approach simply says: focus on White turnout and depress the turnout within the Black community by going negative.
- Surviving the South Pacific
The other day, I got a letter from a Solomon Islander. The letter warmly stated, "Dear Colour, how are you? Don't forget to tell your friends that Black people are here."
The festival will include travel information, food samples, music, and international shopping. Several African and countries dominated by the African Diaspora will participate.
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November 7 – November 20, 2019
- Lorato Trok and The Politics and Economics of Language
"It's so important for children to read in their own languages, as the stories originated. Stories carry more than words. They carry culture, voices, and backgrounds, but most of all stories written in home languages are told by voices of people who look like them," explained Lorato Trok, author of "Against All Odds – The Story of Rosina Sedibane Modiba." Photo (l to r), Modiba and Trok.
- Afro–American Historical and Genealogical Society Speaker on Overcoming 1890 Census Hurdle
"With less than 1 percent of that census in existence (actually, only fragments from a handful of states), African Americans must turn to other records at the federal, state, and local levels to fill the gap," says family history researcher Natonne Kemp.
- Urban Safari: Africa’s Influence on the Nation’s Capital
Africa’s influence on building the United States, via Freemasonry, is easily traced to the Presidency of the United States. Included in the ranks of Masonry are four of the first five Presidents.
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October 24 – November 6, 2019
- Black Last Supper Mural Hidden Behind Wall
Hidden behind a wall, demolition contractors discovered a wall-length, all–Black Last Supper mural by native Washingtonian Akili Ron Anderson.
- New Underground Railroad Site Recognized
The Ton Farm is the third documented Underground Railroad site in South Chicago to gain such recognition.
- Blyden Explored African/African-American History and Personal Relations
In her 91 earthly years, Nemata Blyden ‘s mother, Amelia Elizabeth Kendrick Blyden, a descendent of enslaved Americans, has been a Negro, Colored, Afro-American, Black, and African-American. American society has labeled her as such all while being married to Sierra Leonean, Edward Wilmot Blyden III.
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October 10 – October 23, 2019