This week in Black history
- How to celebrate Black history month 12 months of the year. // Ebony;Feb1995, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p62
Reports on how to make the celebration of Black history a 12-month affair. Spreading out the activities normally staged for February, the Black History Month; Role of teachers and parents in spreading the Black legacy; Emphasis on the international nature of the Black experience.
- Black History Month continues. Feddoes, Sadie // New York Amsterdam News;02/17/2000, Vol. 91 Issue 7, p9
Focuses on activities related to Afro-American history scheduled for the Black History Month on February 2000. Diversity and achievements of Afro-Americans in Brooklyn, New York City celebrated by an annual ball; Cocktail reception for 100 years of African Art conducted at the Brooklyn Museum...
- Black History Month: Stars reveal their favorite heroes in black history. // Jet;2/17/97, Vol. 91 Issue 13, p12
Discusses the black heroes of a number of black celebrities as part of an effort to commemorate Black History Month. Celebrities surveyed include music performers Patti LaBelle and Keith Sweat, actor-director Tim Reid and actor-comedian Jamie Foxx; Heroes include actor-comedian Bill Cosby, civil...
- A short course in black history. Thornton, Jeannye // U.S. News & World Report;02/02/98, Vol. 124 Issue 4, p7
Presents a list of little-known things about African-American history, on the occasion of Black History Month, February, 1998. First Africans in America being indentured servants; Slave rebellions other than on the `Amistad'; Slave traders in New England; Africans introducing the practice of...
- A salute to Black history. Williams, Jean // New York Amsterdam News;02/22/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 8, p18
Presents a trivia about the accomplishments of Afro-Americans in honor of the Black History Month held every February of the year. Inventions of the Black people; Musical contributions; Sports and religious achievements.
- The Negros burial ground. // BLACFAX;Spring/Summer93, Vol. 6 Issue 26, p11
Discusses the significance of the Negros Burial Ground in New York City for African Americans. Rediscovery of the area of the Negros Cemetery in 1991; Unearthing of 415 graves in the area between Broadway and Elk Street; Historical accounts of the lives of African Americans in the 18th century.
- Happenings in 1849-1852. // BLACFAX;Fall94, Vol. 8 Issue 29, p23
Presents events in 1849 to 1852 which affected African Americans. Includes Harriet Tubman's efforts to escape and free other people from slavery; Holding of the first school integration court case in Boston Massachusetts; Efforts of the Order of Twelve organization to free blacks from slavery.
- Paying tribute. // Black Enterprise;Feb1987, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p9
Editorial. Black History Month is a time when all of America should pay tribute to Black Americans who have made contributions that have enriched our society. Black entrepreneurs are recognized by the Chivas Regal Young Entrepreneurs Awards program.
- Places to Visit. // Cobblestone;Feb2001, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p47
Provides information on museums, libraries and archives which concern the African American history.
- Chronicling black lives in colonial New England. Lawrence, Lee // Christian Science Monitor;10/29/97, Vol. 89 Issue 234, p15
Examines the history of African Americans in New England. The book `Black Yankees: The Development of an Afro-American Subculture in Eighteenth-century New England,' by William Piersen; Shattering the myth of New England as ever a hotbed of abolitionist sentiment; The economic impact of slavery...