Black History Month

#ItsBiggerThanAHeadwrap: Durham Students Protest For The Right to Wear Head Wraps In Honor of Black History Month

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Students at a Durham, N.C. high school are protesting after they were told they could not wear head wraps on honor of Black History Month. Students at Durham’s School for Creative Studies and their parents held a planned protest on Monday so that the students could...

Sacramento Kings’ DeMarcus Cousins’ Complaints Prompt Removal of Monkey T-Shirts from Arena

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The Sacramento Kings DeMarcus Cousins took issue with a t-shirt giveaway that was supposed to be held on Monday. The Kings had placed black shirts adorned with a purple monkey as part of their Lunar New Year celebration on seats at Monday night’s game against the Milwaukee...

The New York Times Is Publishing New Stunning Images Depicting Poignant Moments In Black History For The Very First Time

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Stacy Dash didn’t quiet get her wish because Black History Month rolled in any way. And this month is particularly special because The New York Times is publishing brand new, never before seen photos from their archives of revealing moments in black history. The publication...

Here’s How John Boyega Flawlessly Shut Down Black History Month Haters

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John Boyega, one of our favorite “confident, Nigerian, Black, chocolate” men has no time for trolls. The Force Awakens star had to deal with his fair share of racists when he was tapped to play Finn in the Star Wars franchise, and he’s been setting them straight ever since. Monday,...

#BlackHistoryMonth: Kids React To Stacey Dash Canceling Black History Month

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“We have so much work to do, but isn’t it great to see the children remind us of the importance of understanding both our history and our potential?” — Eunique Gibson Kids say the darndest things. But often times, kids are the ones who can...

An Oregon Community College Has Declared April “Whiteness History Month”

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A community college in Portland, Oregon (Oregon’s’ largest) is declaring April “Whiteness History Month.” Faculty and Staff think it’s a great, innovative way to teach about race and racism. Unlike Black History Month, the project is not intended to a celebratory endeavor. Rather, it’s an...