Black History Month with a rich history
- 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.
- African-American Read-In Chain. // Children Today;1994, Vol. 23 Issue 1, p4
Focuses on the nationwide African-American Read-In Chain, one of the activities of Black History Month in February 1994. The message--Read-In, Reach-Out, Read-On; Participation of libraries; Address for further information.
- What's goin' on? Christmas, Rachel Jackson // Essence (Essence);Feb1994, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p112
Highlights the events and activities during the Black History Month in February, 1994. Jomandi Productions' `Julius Caesar'; Debut of the International Human Rights Gallery in Birmingham, Alabama; Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry's Black Creativity 1994; Opening of the Hue-Man...
- Bush holds White House ceremony for Black History Month. // Jet;3/11/91, Vol. 79 Issue 21, p6
Recounts the White House ceremony celebrating Black History Month, hosted by President George Bush, at which Gen. Colin Powell, the first black chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, received a standing ovation.
- Black History Month cites discovery, exploration of Americas by heroic blacks. // Jet;2/17/92, Vol. 81 Issue 17, p22
Announces the Associated Publishers theme of `African Roots Explore New Worlds: Pre-Columbus to the Space Age,' for this year's Black History Month celebration. Meaning of theme; Postal stamp honoring NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) founder Dr. W.E.B. DuBois.
- Black History Month fete at White House boosts Bush's spirits. // Jet;3/9/92, Vol. 81 Issue 20, p4
Recounts the annual White House recognition of Black History Month, and includes comments by President George Bush. List of black heroes; Guests present; Comments by writer-author, Dr. Maya Angelou; Bush's comments on spirit-lifting qualities of celebration.
- This week in Black history. // Jet;3/20/95, Vol. 87 Issue 19, p20
Lists significant events which occurred in Black history in the week March 14-20 in past years. Death of share cropper and civil rights activist, Fannie Lou Hamer, on March 16, 1977; Patenting of the shoe lasting machine by inventor Jan E. Matzeliger on March 20, 1883.
- Observing Black History Month. // U.S. Department of State Dispatch;3/4/91, Vol. 2 Issue 9, p155
Presents statements by President George Bush and Deputy Secretary of State Lawrence Eagleburger, February 1991, concerning the annual observance of Black History Month. Celebrating the proud spectrum of black achievement; Two centuries of black soldiers establishing a record of pride in the face...
- Brooklyn Museum to celebrate history month with films series. // New York Amsterdam News;02/08/97, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p9
Reports that a film series entitled `Paths of Enlightenment: Artists, Heroes, Rebels and Thinkers,' will be held at the Brooklyn Museum, in celebration of Black History Month. Objectives of the series; When the film will debut.
- Black History Month opens with explosion of exhibitions. Horsford, Victoria // New York Amsterdam News;02/08/97, Vol. 88 Issue 6, p27
Focuses on some of the activities which was held in the United States to celebrate Black History Month in 1997. Schedule of the National Black Fine Arts Show; Information on discussions and exhibitions to be held; Contact information; Admission fees to the events.