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Cohen introduces House resolution honoring workers strike

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen has introduced a resolution recognizing the 50th anniversary of the sanitation workers strike that brought civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to Memphis, Tennessee. Cohen, a Democrat from Memphis, said in a statement Tuesday that the resolution’s co-sponsors include the bipartisan ...

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Black History Month: the season finale

Twenty-eight days. That is obviously how many days are in the month of February, but what makes it special is that it is also Black History Month. Black History Month 2017 has definitely been one to remember; black actors and actresses are serving look after look on red carpets this award season ...

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Game Show tests knowledge of history

APSU students represent many cultures, races and backgrounds. University organizations take part in recognizing the diversity among the student body. On Thursday, Feb. 23, the Govs Programming Council and the Wilbur N. Daniel African American Culture Center hosted Black History Trivia in the MUC Food Court. The two organizations hosted ...

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Black history is American history

Stop saying we need to get rid of Black History Month when white history happens every day. While in school, all we are forced to read about is how America was created and how “amazing” it is. They tell us our Founding Fathers cared about all Americans, but did they ...

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A tale of two leaders: Harriet Jacobs and A. Phillip Randolph change history

Important figures in Black history extend beyond the borders of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Harriet Tubman, yet these seem to be some of the only familiar names to many. Unless one takes time to study Black history for him- or herself, one may never know the amazing contributions of ...

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‘Black Ink, Blue Collar’

The Wilbur N. Daniel African American Cultural Center houses a variety of African American artwork, but for the month of February, in honor of Black History Month, the WNDAACC will be displaying original art by alumna, Miesha Arnold. The featured piece is entitled “Black Ink, Blue Collar.” The exhibit features ...

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