Black History Month
HAMMOND | The Community Center Development Corporation hosted its annual Black and White Ball to coincide with Black History Month activities in February.
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.
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.
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.
SAUK VILLAGE | Wagoner Elementary School hosted Mama Edie Armstrong, an African American storyteller, on Feb. 21.
Mama Edie Armstrong visited a Sauk Village school to tell her tales of heritage and culture.
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.
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.
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.
GLENWOOD | Brookwood Middle School students walked the runway Wednesday and displayed clothing fashions from decades past in honor of Black History Month.
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.
U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Ill., has launched a student video contest to honor the accomplishments of African-Americans.
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…
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…
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.
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.
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.
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