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Offline Marlene

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Black History Month
« on: February 10, 2010, 11:29:58 AM »
Hi everyone,

I haven't read anything on this site acknowledging Black History Month, so I have decided to share:

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/bhm1.html

http://www.history.com/content/blackhistory

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #1 on: February 10, 2010, 12:53:01 PM »
Thanks for starting this thread.

I came across this interesting portfolio of photograps at The New Yorker magazine's website honoring the heroes of the civil-rights era.  It's interactive, so when you click on the photos, a brief narrative begins.  Check it out.

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Offline Marlene

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #2 on: February 10, 2010, 02:39:30 PM »
Thanks for starting this thread.

I came across this interesting portfolio of photograps at The New Yorker magazine's website honoring the heroes of the civil-rights era.  It's interactive, so when you click on the photos, a brief narrative begins.  Check it out.

The Promise



What beautiful photos! 

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #3 on: February 13, 2010, 12:04:30 AM »

Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, also known as Arthur Schomburg, (January 24,1874 –June 8, 1938), was a Puerto Rican historian, writer and activist in the United States who researched and raised awareness of the great contributions that Afro-Latin Americans and Afro-Americans have made to society. He was an important intellectual figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Over the years he collected literature, art, slave narratives and other materials of African history, which was purchased to become the basis of the Arthur Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, named in his honor, at the New York Public Library branch in Harlem.




http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arturo_Alfonso_Schomburg

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Offline Marlene

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #4 on: February 15, 2010, 10:01:11 PM »
Does anyone on this listserve plan on attending any activities relating to Black History Month?

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #5 on: February 15, 2010, 11:54:03 PM »
Well, being Boricua I already did my part...I'm white and black everyday sweetie...hehehehe

If you need proof I have the most mixed looking people in my family. (Im not even including my dad;s side hee - I dont hav digits photos of them righ now - they re tech challenged...heheh)
 Looking at my family pictures You wouldn't think any of is us are related...hehehe.  :D :D

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #6 on: February 18, 2010, 03:42:10 PM »
From The Queens Tribune... a nice compilation of renown African Americans throughout history and their ties to Queens.

Black History Month: Looking At Queens Achievements And People Who Touched Our Lives
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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2010, 09:53:32 PM »
Boro to fete Black History Month with music, poetry

"Carolyn Simon (l.) and Catherine Williams (r.) create designs for quilts during a workshop at Kingsland Homestead in Flushing Sunday. The event was part of the Queens Historical Society’s education program in honor of Black History Month. Photo by Christina Santucci
Queens residents will have the choice to attend everything from an off-Broadway musical and poetry readings to house tours and a quilting workshop as a variety of borough institutions celebrate Black History Month.

The Queens Library, Corona’s Louis Armstrong House, the Queens Historical Society and Queens College will all host events throughout the next few weeks to honor February’s national Black History Month..."


http://www.yournabe.com/articles/2010/02/11/queens/queensrchqsmo02112010.txt
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Offline Marlene

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2010, 09:07:08 AM »
Harlem Fine Arts Show February 20 and 21:

http://harlemfineartsshow.com/hfas-lp/hfas.html

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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #10 on: February 05, 2011, 10:08:39 PM »
Harlems Historic Photographs

1.  Mickey Bass, Robert Rios, Kim Clarke, Igmar Thomas, Clark Terry, Charles Davis, Satish Robertson

2. In the late 19th and early 20th century, all over America, low rise entertainment complexes equipped with theatres, restaurants, meeting rooms and dance halls arose. One of Harlem’s most famous, the Renaissance Casino,
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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #11 on: February 05, 2011, 10:15:34 PM »
Harlems Historic Photographs

Arnett Cobb (August 10, 1918 – March 24, 1989) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist.

Sidney Catlett (January 17, 1910 – March 25, 1951), was a swinging jazz drummer often referred to as "Big Sid Catlett" because of his large frame.
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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #12 on: February 05, 2011, 10:18:33 PM »
Harlems Historic Photographs

A memorable day when we recreated the historic photo, A Great Day in Harlem, with all women jazz musicians.


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Re: Black History Month
« Reply #14 on: February 21, 2011, 12:16:13 AM »
Unforgivable Blackness - The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson

http://www.pbs.org/unforgivableblackness/rebel/