black history month
All Black History Month, Guy Lambert will be spotlighting some of the major turning points of the day in history. With help from local D.C. and surrounding area school children, WPGC is looking to educate […]
This week in Black History, the NAACP is formed, Oprah Winfrey’s show gets nationally syndicated and the Civil Rights Act passes.
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February is Black History Month and the DMV is celebrating with a slew of events in the city.
Nike has released a 2015 Black History Month Collection, honoring six athletes and coaches “who have positively impacted sport with their courage and determination.”
On Feb. 27, 1853, Anthony Bowen founded the first YMCA chapter for African- Americans in Washington, D.C.
Lauryn Williams became the first American woman to win a medal in both the Winter and Summer Olympics.
On Feb. 26, 1928, Antoine “Fats” Domino was born in New Orleans, La.
On Feb. 24, 1864, Rebecca Lee Crumpler became the first African-American woman to earn a medical degree.
On Feb. 20, 1924, Sidney Poitier, the first African-American to win Best Actor at the Oscars, was born.