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8th Annual Amnesty Day This Month
The Shreveport City Marshal Office will be holding its 8th annual Amnesty Day on Saturday, February 27, 2016 between the hours of 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m. at the Shreveport City Marshal Office located in the Shreveport City Courthouse.
On this date, anyone who has outstanding warrants through ...
City-Owned Denton Cemetery Remains ‘Whites Only’ As Council Member Seeks To Remove Deed Restriction
Some may find it hard to believe that even though we are in the year 2016, a cemetery in the city of Denton, Texas, still has a “whites only” deed restriction. Several council members are now seeking to remove the decades-old deed restriction that bars blacks from being buried in the city-controlled cemetery, USA Today said in a recent report. However, the task may prove to be more difficult than initially thought. “You have to have so many of the property owners within that restricted area agre...
#BLACKHISTORYMONTH: Profiles in Courage
W. E. B. Du Bois
William Edward Burghardt "W. E. B." Du Bois (pronounced /duːˈbɔɪz/ doo-boyz; February 23, 1868 – August 27, 1963) was an American sociologist, historian, civil rights activist, Pan-Africanist, author, and editor.
Born in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, Du Bois grew up in a relatively tolerant and integrated community. After completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he became a professor of history, sociology and economics at Atlanta University.
Du Bois was one of the co-founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in 1909. ...continue
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Carter G. Woodson has several claims to fame which have shattered stereotypes, broken down doors, preserved our history, and earned our ongoing, federal, recognition in this nation.
Born on December 19, 1875, in New Canton, Virginia, Woodson, according to Wikipedia, was an African-American historian, author, journalist and the founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Woodson was one of the first scholars to study African-American history. A founder of The Journal of Negro History in 1915, Woodson has been cited as the father of black history. In February 1926 he announced the celebration of "Negro History Week", considered the precursor of Black History Month.” CONTINUE
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