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Black History Salute to Phillis Wheatley

Considered the first important writer and first black woman published in the United States, Phillis Wheatley was admired by many and forgotten by none.


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Best Ways To Celebrate Black History Month 2013 In Charlotte

Charlotte has a long and distinguished history of African American accomplishments in many areas of civic life, from business and finance to government and religion. February is celebrated as Black History Month with many special events.


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Black History Month Checkpoints To Visit In North Carolina!

While the spotlight is trained on Black History Month, plan a visit to one of these intriguing North Carolina sites that reflect African American history and heritage. Harriet Jacobs Trail Edenton Harriet Jacobs, born in […]


Is by far the most known golfer of all time winning many PGA tours and Masters Championships.  His ability to come back after adversity really shows his dedication and passion for the game, something we all must respect. 
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20 Influential African American Athletes of All Time

This month we commemorate the some great individuals who fought for their rights and changed the lives of many. . Not only were these athletes great at their individual sport, but they changed the game with their dedication and drive to achieve success, and be the best they can.


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Johnson C. Smith University Remembers Black History Month

February is Black History Month. For the next 28 days take time to remember those that have died, sacrificed, and bleed for our modern day freedoms.


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“Black History Moments” Of Charlotte!

Throughout the month of February, our Power 98 staff proudly presents “Black History Moments” video series that showcase the people, places, and ideas that revolutionized change and civil rights equality in the Charlotte metro area and our country.


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Comedy: Little Known Black History Facts

The Maddhouse figured we would give you some little known African-American firsts! These may or may not be factual, but they sure are funny! Leave yours in the comments section!


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Noteworthy People During Black History Month

Check out our list of noteworthy African-American professionals and pioneers that have helped to pave the way for us to achieve anything we set our hearts and minds to accomplish in life.  Be sure to […]


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Black History Quick Facts: Halle Berry Wins The Oscar

Let us look back at a moment in black history at the Oscars.  In 2002, [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Halle Berry[/lastfm] became the first african american woman to win for best actress.  Halle took the trophy for her […]


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Black History Quick Facts: First African American Diver

Today we are going to give you an African American fact that you may not know.  The first African American navy diver was Carl Brashear. You may remember the movie Men of Honor starring [lastfm […]