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Mike Pence Honors Black History Month By Reminding Blacks That Whites...

AFRICANGLOBE - Vice President Mike Pence is having just as hard of a time honoring Black History Month as President Donald Trump, given one of his latest tweets. On Wednesday, Pence commemorated the beginning of a month dedicated to celebrating African Americans who made contributions to enriching American culture, society, and government by shouting out a white man — Abraham Lincoln — for signing the Emanicpation Proclamation.

African History Month 365-Days Concepts

AFRICANGLOBE- Negro History Week was initiated by Dr. Carter G. Woodson in 1926. His goal was enlightening the descendants of slavery to their history that had been neglected, resulting in his creation of Negro History Week in the second week of February in 1926. At first, he was met with a lukewarm response. Dr. Carter worked diligently for over twenty years promoting his dream. His brain child has been enhanced into a Black History Month

Five African-American Geeks Who Made History

AFRICANGLOBE - Comedian Chris Rock famously joked that in many schools, African-American history is often limited to the study of Martin Luther King. With Black History Month coming to an end, we wanted to highlight five slightly lesser-known African-American geeks that have made enormous contributions to society. One amazing thing to keep in mind is that most of these men and women were geeks at a time when most Blacks in the US didn’t even have access to education.

A Big Salute To Black-Owned Businesses

AFRICANGLOBE - In 1972, the U.S. Census Bureau recorded 195,000 Black-owned firms. From 2002 to 2007, the number increased by 60.5 percent to 1.9 million, more than triple the national rate of 18.0 percent. Over the same period, receipts generated by Black-owned businesses increased 55.1 percent to $137.5 billion.

Black Men – The New Exploited Female

AFRICANGLOBE - Black men, despite their obvious macho postures are actually the pussycats of the economy. Black men between the ages of 16 and 25 are more likely to be unemployed than any other group of people. This is tantamount to castration of our young men, or at the very least neutering. You see why I say that Black men are really just pussycats?

Missing From Black History Month? Radical Black Tradition

AFRICANGLOBE - Noticeable is the large absence of the radical Black experience from the Black History Month celebration. Where are the Black Panthers? Where is Stokely Carmichael? Where is Malcolm X? Where is the prophet tradition calling out America’s racism, poverty, colonialism, and sexism?

Rap Disrespect Of Black Icons Raises Concerns

AFRICANGLOBE - Many of today's mainstream rappers use images of revolutionary Black icons to promote an anti-establishment image. All the while, they're being funded and pushed by major corporations. Mainstream rap music has lost its reverence for anything besides money. Today's rappers threaten to kill people who disrespect them, but they sit back and let you disrespect our legacy, our culture, our history.

Black And Thinking Of Moving To San Francisco? Don’t Do It!

AFRICANGLOBE - Another Black History Month with pomp, circumstance and countless hollow speeches has been taking place all over San Francisco. Does anyone notice it is only a matter of time until Black people living in San Francisco will become history?

Phillis Wheatley And The Information Revolution

AFRICANGLOBE - Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American author and the original poet laureate of black letters. Thanks to generations of great scholarship, we know more about Wheatley’s magical muse than ever before, especially her ability to distill the hopes and horrors of the Black experience in lines of verse that dance off the page.

The History Of Surveillance And The Black Community

AFRICANGLOBE - The history of Black people in America is intimately linked with surveillance by the federal government in the name of "national security." Indeed, the history of surveillance in the African-American community plays an important role in the debate around spying today and in the calls for a congressional investigation into that surveillance.

What White People Need To Learn

AFRICANGLOBE - Invariably, around February of each year, coinciding with Black History Month, you’ll hear White people asking, “Why isn’t there a White history month?” Do these people mean we should condense all the American history centering around White people to just one month and devote the other 11 to Black people? Of course not.

Lets Keep Black History Month Black – The Gantt Report

AFRICANGLOBE - Coming soon to your state, your city and your neighborhoods are the Black History Month speakers that are recommended by the oppressors, endorsed by the exploiters and suggested by the people that want to capitalize on and control the Black community! Can I prove it? YES! Just keep on reading.

30 Inspirational Quotes From Black American Leaders

AFRICANGLOBE - In honor of this year's Black History Month, we've gathered 30 inspirational quotes from some of the most influential Black personalities of all time. Arising out of "Negro History Week" of the 1960s, February has since been designated as Black History Month by every U.S. president since 1976.

10 Great Myths Of American History Dismantled

AFRICANGLOBE - Is Ancient America nothing more than the missing pages of Black history? Perhaps so! New documented insights are being brought forward by Dr. David Imhotep Ph.D., former nutritionist of Muhammad Ali, and author of "The First Americans Were Africans: Documented Evidence."

Dumb People Can Learn Something From Black Visionaries

AFRICANGLOBE - In his book “The Mis-Education of the Negro,” Dr. Carter G. Woodson noted his concern whether “educated” African-Americans are actually equipped to face the ordeals that Black people have to deal with or are they unconsciously contributing to their own undoing and demise by perpetrating the regime of the oppressor and the exploiter.

4 Amazing Black Women They Don’t Tell You About in School

AFRICANGLOBE - As with Black History Month, the focus on already well-known figures has been an ongoing criticism of Woman’s History Month. When it comes to Black women, Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Ida B. Wells and Rosa Parks are on repeat.
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