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Several instructors at Eastern Illinois University are displaying the flag of the group Black Lives Matter during Black History Month after a movement to get... [Read More]
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We are nearing the end of Black History Month 2019, and this year's been a downer for black folks, with one racist controversy after another. [Read More]
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The Boys & Girls Club of Decatur, Inc. is hosing its annual Black History Month banquet celebration. [Read More]
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Madison County recognized a local saxophonist Wednesday night as a "Living Legend" for his musical talent and contributions in the community. Chairman Kurt Prenzler... [Read More]
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Black History Month is smack dab in the middle of its third week — and in Galesburg a partnership between the local chapter of the... [Read More]
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Columnist Briahna Joy Gray discussed the difference between identity politics and the weaponization of identity Tuesday night at Illinois State University's Black History Month celebration. [Read More]
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The City Council dedicated its annual Black History Month certificate of achievement award to a fallen community stalwart Tuesday. [Read More]
In honor of Black History Month, Zeta Phi Beta sorority presented "Natural Curlz 101: Do you love your natural hair?" The event focused on the... [Read More]
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February was not always known as Black History Month.  It first began as a week, the second week of February, chosen in 1926 by historian... [Read More]
The Rockford Boys and Girls Club partnered with U.S. Cellular to celebrate Black History Month with an art contest. [Read More]
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Members of the Boys and Girls Club of Rockford got a chance to show off their artistic side in celebration of Black History Month. [Read More]
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The Diversity Committee of the Sauk Valley's traveling Black History Month art exhibit will be at the Rock Falls Public Library, 1007 Seventh Ave., Tuesday... [Read More]
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During Black History Month, more than 60 Chicago high school students participated in ComEd's Solar Spotlight program. [Read More]
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While Black History Month serves as an opportunity to educate and celebrate the great contributions African-American people have made throughout history, it is also a... [Read More]
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Speaking to a gathering at the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County, Troy Bailey helped provide an informative look Sunday at his family's deep... [Read More]
In honor of Black History Month, Eastern's chapter of the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs Inc. presented "The Evolution of the Black Woman: Music... [Read More]
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Chicago poet and author J. Ivy recently had the honor of narrating "Martin: The Legacy of a King." [Read More]
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Erik Honesty relishes the art of menswear - the blazers, topcoats, cufflinks, ties, bow ties, pocket squares, tie clips and capes - "the whole gauntlet... [Read More]
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In Part 1 of our Black History Month-inspired miniseries, we asked 25 familiar faces to think back to their childhood days and tell us about... [Read More]
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It was a journey of 1,000 miles, all on foot, that took William Bush — escaping slavery in Mississippi — to Fountain City, Indiana, and... [Read More]
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