Celebration of Black Culture

Apollo Theater inducting Prince into Walk of Fame at spring gala

The Apollo Theater is hosting 11th Annual Spring Gala on Monday, June 13.
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Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill

Harriet Tubman, who escorted hundreds of slaves to freedom via the Underground Railroad, may soon be riding in American pockets.
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Sarah Vaughan stamp unveiled

A ceremony is held in Newark to unveil the new Sarah Vaughan postage stamp.
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Of course Black girls rock, and always have!

BET showcased Black excellence to women of all ages with their empowering award show, 'Black Girls Rock!'
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Harlem-based order of Black nuns marks 100 years

The Franciscan Handmaids of the Most Pure Heart of Mary celebrated its centennial gala last Tuesday, March 29.
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Jazz Appreciation Month honors Benny Carter

Instrumentalist and bandleader Benny Carter is the the focus of this year’s Jazz Appreciation Month celebration set for April. The theme is chosen by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History.
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SI councilwoman Debi Rose celebrates black history month by honoring black veterans

Councilwoman Debi Rose will honor several veterans in her annual celebration of Black History Month at the St, Philip's Baptist Church in Staten Island.

Double Treble returns to Harlem for Black History Month

Convent Avenue Baptist Church in Harlem will again serve as host of Double Treble, the dynamic duo of Roderick Demmings Jr. and Karl Van Richards as they put on a special performance in honor of Black History Month.
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Black history month commemoration features Civil Rights activist Claudette Colvin

Civil Rights Activist Claudette Colvin is commemorated at Black History month film festival.
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Assemblyman Charles Barron hosts Black History Month event

Assemblyman Charles Barron hosts black history month event.
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The Skinny House: Mamaroneck

Inside one of New York's most historic houses built by an African American
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Buffalo Zoo Entrence Court: Buffalo

The Buffalo Zoo Entrance Court is significant in the areas of landscape architecture and ethnic heritage as an important and extremely rare surviving design by early twentieth century African America landscape architect John Edmonston Brent.
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Harriet Tubman Home for the Aged: Auburn, N.Y.

Harriet Tubman established the Home for the Aged in 1908 in Auburn, NY to do her life-long work of caring for aged and indigent African Americans.
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The Starr Clark Tin Shop: Oswego County

The Starr Clark Tin Shop in Oswego County was pivotal location on the Underground Railroad for those escaping slavery.
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The Sherwood Equal Rights Historic District: Cayuga County

Th Sherwood Equal Rights Historic District was a place where Blacks escaping slavery settled once they reached north. The district is historically significant for its association with abolitionism and the Underground Railroad.
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