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Religion and the Struggle for Racial Justice: Black History Month

In the era of slavery, some voices used the Bible to justify the capture and sale of human beings, arguing that “God set different Orders and Degrees of Men in the World … some to be High and Honorable, … some to be born Slave, and so to remain during their lives.” ...

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The First African American Pilot for Eastern Airlines

The First African American Pilot for Eastern Airlines ...

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PEOPLE:

The horrific shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School, in northern Broward County on Wednesday afternoon, hit much too close to home for me. I had children who graduated from Douglas, and I helped raise the money for the school's football stadium. ...

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African American Transportation History: Mary ‘Stagecoach’ Fields

Mary Fields (c.1832-1914) made transportation history as the first African American woman to deliver the U.S. mail. Fields was born a slave in Tennessee, and she achieved her freedom in 1865 when slavery was abolished in the United States ...

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Philanthropist and Florida Lottery Winner Honored by Broward County Commission

Coral Springs resident and Florida lottery winner Miguel Pilgram garnered quite a bit of media attention this week when he was recognized by the Broward County Commission for his philanthropy and ongoing efforts to improve local neighborhoods. ...

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Black Excellence

Black Excellence ...

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Norton Presents Black History Family Day to Highlight African American Artists

In conjunction with Black History Month, the Norton Museum of Art is hosting its first Black History Family Day, highlighting art by African American artists, telling their stories, inspiring visitors to make art, and featuring music and theater by African American performers. ...

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AT&T Pioneer and employee

AT&T Pioneer and employee ...

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“The Colored Museum” comes to Pompano Beach Cultural Center

TheatreSouth Atlanta (TSA), Inc. dba Herman LeVern Jones’ TheatreSouth is thrilled to announce its performances of “The Colored Museum” written by Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe this February 2018 at the Pompano Beach Cultural Center ...

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Black History in Bike History

February is Black History Month and I have been searching for a story about African American contributions to bicycling. I found the story in my bike love: bicycle travel. In my mind, the 25th Infantry Bicycle Corps are trailblazers of bike touring. ...

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