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Ralph Abernathy: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Overlooked ‘Civil Rights Twin’

By Adelle Banks 

The Rev. Ralph Abernathy Jr. is shown sharing a jail cell with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in the new movie “Selma.” Learn more about King's civil rights colleague. Read more

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Is this Kwanzaa’s Moment?

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Could it be that the principles of Kwanzaa are more relevant now than ever as we struggle against renewed assaults on our very value, freedom, and right to exist? Read more

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Documentary Honors the Unsung Heroes of Veterans Day

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Veterans of Color highlights the stories of African-American veterans whose experience in service is a narrative of disparity from that of their white counterparts. Read more

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Juneteenth: A Commemoration of Black Independence

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Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the actual ending of slavery. Read more

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The Faith of Our Fathers: Reclaiming the (North African) Church Fathers

By Jason O. Evans 

Many African-Americans, don’t realize that some of the most influential theologians originated from northern Africa. Find out who they are and how they have influenced Christianity as we know it. Read more

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Because of Rosa Parks…We Can

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Photographer Eunique Jones Gibson introduces her latest portrait in celebration of Black History Month, “Because of Rosa Parks…We Can.” Read more

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Five Reasons To Celebrate Black History Month

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Jemar Tisby, co-founder of the Reformed African American Network, makes a case for the relevance and importance of Black History Month. Read more

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President Obama becomes a Morehouse Man

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President Obama delivered the commencement address at Morehouse College last Sunday – encouraging graduates to be examples of civic, professional, and familial excellence. Read more

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42: A Review

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The movie 42 offers a compelling but conventional view of Jackie Robinson’s story. Read more

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Lessons from an Anthem

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Chris Broussard, ESPN analyst and president of the K.I.N.G. movement, explores the contemporary relevance of Lift Every Voice and Sing. Read more

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