Post Tagged with: "Black History Month"

Muhammad Ali’s Connection to Houston

On April 28, 1967, Muhammad Ali made headlines for refusing to be drafted into the U.S. Army claiming exemption status as a conscientious objector. It all happened in Houston at the Armed Forces Examining and Entrance Station and it would set off a chain of events that would not cease until […]

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Celebrating February As Black History Month

Carter G. Woodson was a multi-faceted educator/historian and is best-known as the author of the book “The Miseducation of the Negro” published in 1933. He was born in 1875 in Buckingham County, Virginia; however, what is seldom mentioned is his being the originator “Black History Month.” Being the first-generation son of a former […]

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