Los Angeles City Council Approves Changing Name of Rodeo Road to Obama Boulevard

by Alejandra Reyes-Velarde via latimes.com The Los Angeles City Council voted to rename Rodeo Road as Obama Boulevard in honor of…
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HISTORY: Movement to Honor Anti-Lynching Crusader and Journalist Ida B. Wells in Chicago is Gaining Momentum, and is ‘Long Overdue’

Adapted from a story by The Washington Post’s Peter Slevin. via thelily.com Ida B. Wells, a crusading African American journalist who exposed…
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Will Smith Honored with Mural in West Philadelphia (VIDEO)

by Kia Morgan-Smith via thegrio.com Will Smith is the native son of West Philadelphia and the city that raised the mega movie…
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Civil Rights Leader and Educator Clara Luper Has Department Named in her Honor at University of Oklahoma

via jbhe.com The University of Oklahoma has announced that it is recognizing educator and civil rights leader Clara Luper by…
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International African American Museum in South Carolina Will Stand Where 100,000 Enslaved People Took 1st Steps on American Soil

by Manie Robinson via greenvilleonline.com CHARLESTON – A swift, cool breeze lifts off the Cooper River. It frisks through the…
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