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A Taste of Soul in LA

The 17th Annual Taste of Soul Street Festival returns this weekend offering more than 300 vendors, top recording artists, the Beer Garden, operated by KBLA and Mothers In Action and more.

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Statement by Minister Hussen on Emancipation Day

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August 1 marked Emancipation Day, the anniversary of the official abolition of slavery in Canada in 1834 OTTAWA, ON /CNW/ – On Emancipation Day, we take a moment to acknowledge Canada’s dark history of slavery and the intergenerational impact that it has had on Black communities in our country.  Over hundreds of years, unspeakable acts of violence were inflicted upon millions of enslaved people of…

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Negro Leagues Baseball Museum and ViciNFT Launch NFTs for Kansas City Monarchs Season Ticket Holders

Negro Leagues Baseball Museum (NLBM), the world’s only museum dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history of African-American baseball and its impact on the social advancement of America, and ViciNFT Corporation, a leading provider of non-fungible token (“NFT”) creation and management, smart contracts, blockchain technology development, and cryptocurrency-based auction management services, today announced an alliance to launch a collection…

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Zaire Baptiste Presents “Gather” a Collection of Black Artists Who are Telling Stories Through Their Artwork

“Gather” features artists Deborah Baptiste, Voodo Fe’, Lyndon McCray, Tyson Hall, Felicia Dunson, and Zaire Baptiste. Chelsea Markets latest exhibit features a diverse line up of work from notable black artists in multiple disciplines. This collection of artists in the 2d space are transitioning into the digital space, selected artworks on display will be available on the blockchain as NFTs….

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The Tragic Story of Emmett Till

Emmett Louis Till (July 25, 1941 – August 28, 1955) was a 14-year-old African American who was lynched in Mississippi in 1955, after being accused of offending a white woman in her family’s grocery store. The brutality of his murder and the fact that his killers were acquitted drew attention to the long history of violent persecution of African Americans in the United States. Till posthumously became an icon of…

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Waveland Celebrates Black History Month 2022 With A 5-Hour Virtual Music Festival Featuring 23 Local Black Musicians

TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ – Waveland is excited to announce its full Black History Month Virtual Music Festival line-up taking place on February 26th, 2022 at 6:00PM EST on Happin. Historically, music has been synonymous with creating culture, fostering a sense of belonging and reaching out to others with a beautifully expressive art form. Black History Month is a perfect time to celebrate the many influential Black…

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Moments in History: Garrett A Morgan

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TNC Network Garrett Augustus Morgan was an African-American inventor and community leader. He invented parts for sewing machines, hair care products, and a version of the modern traffic signal which he patented and sold to GE. He is also known for his publicized rescue of miners near Lake Erie in 1916 using his safety hood. See the article on our…

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