TITLE

Celebrating Black History Month

AUTHOR(S)
Barnes, Joyce
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Lesbian News;Feb2006, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents information on several African Americans who deserve to be recognized in the celebration of the Black History Month. Congresswoman Barbara Jordan from Texas become the conscience for justice in the U.S. Other legends include Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall, poet and author Maya Angelou, Nobel Prize winners Ralph Bunche and Martin Luther King, Jr.
ACCESSION #
19682895

 

Related Articles

  • UP & DOWN FARISH STREET. Rundles, Jim // Jackson Advocate;4/4/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 26, p11A 

    The article focuses on notable African Americans and their accomplishments in the U.S. They include President Barack Obama, civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and actor, film director and narrator Morgan Freeman. Also included are questions and answers on the success of musician Ray...

  • Their Paths Converge.  // Black Collegian;Feb2005, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p85 

    Profiles Ralph J. Bunche and Martin Luther King Jr., African American winners of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1950 and 1964, respectively. Achievement behind their awards; Personal background of Bunche and King; Effort of the two laureates in solving racism in the U.S.

  • Incorporating the Ideals of Black History Month -- In Our Daily Lives. Lum, Lydia // Black Issues in Higher Education;2/10/2005, Vol. 21 Issue 26, p36 

    Presents an article on the celebration of Black History Month. Experience in visiting Montgomery, Alabama; Description of the Dexter Parsonage Museum, residence of Doctor Martin Luther King Jr.; Experience of the late congresswoman Barbara Jordan while attending the African American Texas...

  • UP & DOWN FARISH STREET. Rundles, Jim // Jackson Advocate;8/22/2013, Vol. 75 Issue 46, p11A 

    The article offers news briefs in Mississippi which include the commemoration of activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s speech, an open letter from Jackson State University (JSU) student regarding the success of Ray Charles, and the birthday of political scientist Ralph Bunche.

  • editor's lab. Roberson, Nakia // Labrys Atlanta;Feb2008, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p6 

    The author reflects on the dream of Martin Luther King not just to placate the celebration of the month of Black history awareness but in the light of the nation in the midst of electing a new leader. In view of staggering economic issues and political debates which has become a mockery of race...

  • Black history month has left mark on curriculum, but to... Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy // Education Week;02/11/98, Vol. 17 Issue 22, p1 

    Discusses the significance of Black History Month on what students learn and how it has affected school curricula. Remarks from Richard Newman on how the Black History Month changed most curricula; Why most schools only studies Martin Luther King Jr.; Information on the various observance of the...

  • RAINBOW COALITION.  // Working Mother;Mar2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p66 

    The article offers information on the use of the stick puppets that could be created by the children during the Black History Month in sharing the equality message of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. to other individuals.

  • The need to look beyond Black History Month. Franklin, Clifford // Advertising Age;2/28/2000, Vol. 71 Issue 9, p62 

    This article comments on the neglect of the celebration of the birthday of Martin Luther King and Black History Month by advertising agencies. January and February have now become the Super Bowl of advertising for African-American publications, advertisers and their African-American agencies. It...

  • Surf For. Junion-Metz, Gail // School Library Journal;Jan99, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p43 

    Presents information on several Web sites on Black History Month. Black History: Exploring African-American Issues on the Web; Martin Luther King Jr. Timeline Page, created by first and second graders at Buckman Elementary School; `Teaching African American History in the 21st Century,' created...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics