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7 Things You Should Know About the Maroons

The origin of the term "maroon" is two-fold, deriving from the French word "marron," meaning feral, and the Spanish word "cimarrón," meaning wild. With that...

Did You Know Pioneer Physician, Louis T. Wright, Was Born on This Day?

This Day In History: July 23rd Renowned medical professional, civil rights activist and army veteran are amongst the many titles held by the late Louis...

What is the Africa Union?

The Organization of African Unity (OAU) has granted Israel permission to observe the Africa Union as an observer country. The decision comes 19 years after...

Motivation 101: Let the Music Play

As you get older, staying motivated to exercise becomes more and more challenging. On top of that, your physical prowess continues to wane. That...

Missouri School District Votes to Offer Black history, Black Literature Elective Courses

The GOP is fighting to strip all classrooms of any true Black history, but one school district in Missouri has voted to offer Black...

Calls for Alabama GOP Politician to Resign After He Called a Black colleague the N-word

A community in Alabama is calling for the immediate resignation of a council member after he publicly referred to a Black colleague using the...

National Trust Awards $3 Million to Preserve Black History Sites

The National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP) announced plans to award grants to 40 Black history sites and organizations through its African American Cultural...

Afro Connect: Naturalization Challenges for Black Immigrants

Permanent Residents or Green Card Holders, who have lived in the U.S. for five years (or three in some cases), may apply for naturalization...

LA County to Return Multi-million Dollar Beach Property Nearly 100 Years After it Was Stolen From Black Family

Los Angeles officials have agreed to begin the transfer of Bruce's Beach nearly 100 years after it was "seized" from the Bruce family. Last week,...

Jayla Jackson and Emani Stanton Win Big at Harvard’s Debate Competition

Jayla Jackson and Emani Stanton won the Harvard Debate Council's debate competition with an undefeated record of 10-0. Jackson will soon be a junior at...

Ariel Henry Sworn in as Haiti’s New Prime Minister

Dr. Ariel Henry has been sworn in as Haiti's new prime minister two weeks after the assassination of the country's President, Jovenel Moïse. Claude Joseph...

Texas Lawmakers Remove Requirement to Teach Students That the KKK Is ‘Morally Wrong’

The Texas Senate passed a bill which no longer requires Texas public schools to teach the history of the Ku Klux Klan or that...

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