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Black History Month

Gary mayor among honorees

Gary mayor among honorees

April 13, 2014 12:00 am
Awards presented at Community Center Development Corporation ball

Awards presented at Community Center Development Corporation ball

HAMMOND | The Community Center Development Corporation hosted its annual Black and White Ball to coincide with Black History Month activities in February.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

PSC hosting 'Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance' on Thursday

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Prairie State College is hosting “Of Ebony Embers: Vignettes of the Harlem Renaissance,” at 11 a.m., Thursday, in the Conference Center Auditorium on the PSC main campus,at 202 S. Halsted St.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am
Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Former Merrillville student Ralyn Greene, 18, dances to "Love Lament" during a performance Friday with the United Dance Art company at Merrillville Intermediate School's Black History Month celebration.

February 28, 2014 12:48 pm
Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Merrillville Intermediate School students, grads perform Black History Month program

Members of the the Merrillville Intermediate School PEARL group perform Friday during a Black History Month celebration at the school. The program included dance, music and prose presented by MIS students and others.

February 28, 2014 12:48 pm
Storyteller visits Sauk Village school

Storyteller visits Sauk Village school

SAUK VILLAGE | Wagoner Elementary School hosted Mama Edie Armstrong, an African American storyteller, on Feb. 21.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am
Storyteller visits Sauk Village school

Storyteller visits Sauk Village school

Mama Edie Armstrong visited a Sauk Village school to tell her tales of heritage and culture.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Freeman-Wilson to be recognized for leadership

CHICAGO | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson will be honored today by Fifth Third Bank Chicago, along with other African-American leaders in Northwest Indiana and the Chicago area.

February 25, 2014 12:00 am

Heritage Middle School to do first Black History Month event for community

LANSING | Black History Month at Heritage Middle School usually consists of a few events during the school day meant to give students a glimpse into the contributions of African-Americans in our society.

February 24, 2014 1:00 pm
Black history in fashion at Glenwood school

Black history in fashion at Glenwood school

LeeAndre Savage struts fashion from 2000 on Wednesday in a Black History Month event at Brookwood Middle School. The event featured African American fashions through the decades.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am
Black history in fashion at Glenwood school

Black history in fashion at Glenwood school

GLENWOOD | Brookwood Middle School students walked the runway Wednesday and displayed clothing fashions from decades past in honor of Black History Month.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Black history in fashion at Glenwood school

Black history in fashion at Glenwood school

JaNya Scott, left, Kristina Sales and Miah Redman show off African American fashion from 2010 in a Wednesday program at Brookwood Middle School honoring Black History Month.

February 21, 2014 12:00 am

Kelly launches student video contest in celebration of Black History Month

U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has launched a student video contest to honor the accomplishments of African-Americans.

February 20, 2014 12:00 am

Second annual Black Women Rock awards is Feb. 28 at GSU

UNIVERSITY PARK | In celebration of African American History month, Governors State University’s Student Life Department will present the second annual awards show, “Black Women Rock.” The show honors and acknowledges the contributions of GSU students, faculty and community leaders at the un…

February 20, 2014 12:00 am
Early Black History of LaPorte County to be presented Feb. 22

Early Black History of LaPorte County to be presented Feb. 22

In honor of Black History month, "Early Black History of La Porte County" will be presented by FernEddy Schultz, La Porte County Historian in the meeting room at the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum, Saturday, February 22 at 1 p.m. Included in the program will be information about sc…

February 13, 2014 12:42 pm
A documentary, an ice-carving festival and chocolate-covered Saturday

A documentary, an ice-carving festival and chocolate-covered Saturday

In addition to chocolate and an ice-carving fest, if you want to get slightly serious, catch an independent filmmaker’s attempt to figure out the true meaning of Black History Month at the Box Factory tonight.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

February 13, 2014 10:00 am
YOUNG VOICES: One day, I hope, we'll see racial equality

YOUNG VOICES: One day, I hope, we'll see racial equality

Black History Month was something I looked forward to growing up. I remember being in the classroom and learning about Harriet Tubman, Garrett Morgan, Rosa Parks, Jackie Robinson, Martin Luther King, among others, and being proud to be black.

February 10, 2014 12:00 am

Panel discussion set Saturday at East Chicago Public Library

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Public Library in collaboration with Indiana University Northwest will host a School-to-Prison-Pipeline panel discussion from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday at the East Chicago Public Library, 2401 E. Columbus Drive.

February 09, 2014 12:05 am
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