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Celebrations of the Black Panther Party to be Featured in Oakland During Black History Month

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The contributions of the Black Panther Party will be celebrated in Oakland throughout the month of February as part of Black History Month. Among the highlights will be a street naming initiative on February 17th spearheaded by Fredrika Newton, Black Panther alumna and life partner of co-founder Dr. Huey P. Newton. The commemorative name change of 9th Street to “Dr. Huey P. Newton Way“ stretches a three-block section in West Oakland;…

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Bounce & Brown Sugar Celebrate Black History Month in February

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Bounce and Brown Sugar, which honors the African-American community every day of the year, will present specially-curated movies, documentaries and specials that recognizes the sacrifice, resilience and contributions of African Americans for Black History Month 2021. Among Bounce’s Black History Month schedule: With Drawn Arms – The critically-acclaimed and compelling documentary that explores the impact and the legacy of U.S. Olympian Tommie Smith’s then-shocking symbol of protest against…

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Black History Month and Cancer Care

Black History Month

Since 1976, the month of February has been designated as Black History Month in the United States. The month provides an opportunity to celebrate the many contributions African Americans have made to the country’s history while recognizing inequities and struggles that have divided the nation over the course of time. Inequality has spanned across every inch and industry in America, from…

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