Black History Month 2020

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Black Wall Street

Come out and see creations from a vast amount of Black vendors at the Black Wall Street event in DC on February 29.
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Black History Month African American Medal of Honors

Out of the more than 3,500 service members who have received the nation's highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor, only 90 have been African Americans -- and they have spanned every conflict from the Civil War to the Vietnam War. CIVIL WAR Sergeant William Harvey Carney -- U.S. Army | July...
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Films From The Civil Rights Movement

Join the Takoma Park Community Center for a free screening of vintage African American films.
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Statues of Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman are coming to Annapolis.

Here's How You Can See The New Statues Of Frederick Douglass And Harriet Tubman In Annapolis

The new statues were unveiled on Monday. Click to find out how you can see them.
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Miss USA, Army Officer now CEO of SWAN

A national women's veterans' organization is entering 2020 with a new leader, and she's no stranger to being the face of a brand. Army Reserve Capt. Deshauna Barber has taken on a new role as the CEO of Service Women's Action Network (SWAN) and has high hopes to increase visibility beyond the...
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Air Force urged to fast-track promotion by Van Hollen

Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md) is urging the Air Force to quickly process the honorary promotion of retired Col. Charles McGee to brigadier general. In a letter to Secretary of the Air Force Barbara Barrett, Van Hollen wrote that McGee "served with the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II, completing 136...
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Black Authors Book Expo

Kick off Black History Month with the Black Authors Book Expo on February 1st.
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6 Facts You Didn't Know About Black History Month

Black History Month arrives every February to teach American kids (and adults) about the accomplishments and contributions black people have made to the U.S. over the country’s long history. While educational programs reveal lots of information about certain historical figures, few people know much...
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WPGC celebrates Black History Month.

WPGC Celebrates Black History Month

Join us all February as we honor trailblazers of the past and present. WPGC is celebrating Black History Month with a tribute to men and women who have shifted the status quo and strive to make black history every day. We're highlighting today's generation and individuals from our communities that...
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The band is featured in a Google commercial celebrating black history month.

WATCH: Howard University Featured As 'Most Searched’ Homecoming In Google Commercial

Beyoncé, Lebron James, Fredrick Douglass, Maya Angelou and more are also highlighted in the commercial. Watch the full video here.
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