September 21, 2014

Les Twins “TWINTERROGATION” | Written and Directed by Gianinni Semedo Moreira

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Today In History We Honor Esther Rolle
'Affectionately known for the role of “Florida Evans” on the television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times. Esther Rolle has been nominated honorary chairperson of the President's Committee on the Employment of the Handicapped, and has been honored with several Image Awards from the NAACP.'
"Black college-educated people got to where they are on the backs of domestic help, meaning their parents and grandparents. So people should not forget how they got to where they are." - Esther Rolle
(photo: Esther Rolle)
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September 21, 2014

Today In History We Honor Esther Rolle

'Affectionately known for the role of “Florida Evans” on the television sitcom Maude and its spin-off series Good Times. Esther Rolle has been nominated honorary chairperson of the President's Committee on the Employment of the Handicapped, and has been honored with several Image Awards from the NAACP.'

"Black college-educated people got to where they are on the backs of domestic help, meaning their parents and grandparents. So people should not forget how they got to where they are." - Esther Rolle

(photo: Esther Rolle)

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Today In History We Honor Dr. Mark Dean
'Dr. Mark Dean was instrumental in the invention of the Personal Computer (PC). Dr. Dean has helped IBM make instrumental changes in areas ranging from the research and application of systems technology circuits to operating environments, he holds three of IBM's original nine PC patents and currently holds more than 20 total patents. One of his most recent computer inventions occurred while leading the team that produced the 1-Gigahertz chip, which contains one million transistors and has nearly limitless potential.' via black-inventors.com
(photo: Dr. Mark Dean)
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September 20, 2014

Today In History We Honor Dr. Mark Dean

'Dr. Mark Dean was instrumental in the invention of the Personal Computer (PC). Dr. Dean has helped IBM make instrumental changes in areas ranging from the research and application of systems technology circuits to operating environments, he holds three of IBM's original nine PC patents and currently holds more than 20 total patents. One of his most recent computer inventions occurred while leading the team that produced the 1-Gigahertz chip, which contains one million transistors and has nearly limitless potential.' via black-inventors.com

(photo: Dr. Mark Dean)

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September 19, 2014

Gatorade | Made in New York ft Derek Jeter

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Today In History We Honor Julian Bond
'Julian Bond has been an activist in the civil rights, economic justice, and peace movements since his college years. In 1960, Bond helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and earlier that year, he helped create the Atlanta University student civil rights organization, which directed several years of nonviolent protests and won integration of Atlanta’s movie theaters, lunch counters, and parks. Bond served 20 years in the Georgia House and Georgia Senate, drafting more than 60 bills that became law. He was president of the Atlanta branch of the NAACP for 11 years and in 1998, was elected chair of the NAACP national board and served for 11 terms until stepping down in 2010.'
(photo: Julian Bond)
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September 19, 2014

Today In History We Honor Julian Bond

'Julian Bond has been an activist in the civil rights, economic justice, and peace movements since his college years. In 1960, Bond helped found the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and earlier that year, he helped create the Atlanta University student civil rights organization, which directed several years of nonviolent protests and won integration of Atlanta’s movie theaters, lunch counters, and parks. Bond served 20 years in the Georgia House and Georgia Senate, drafting more than 60 bills that became law. He was president of the Atlanta branch of the NAACP for 11 years and in 1998, was elected chair of the NAACP national board and served for 11 terms until stepping down in 2010.'

(photo: Julian Bond)

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September 18, 2014

Michael Jackson on Godliness | Blank on Blank | PBS Digital Studios

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Today In History
'Booker T. Washington delivered his controversial “Atlanta Compromise” address at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, GA, on this date September 18, 1895. Washington told Blacks to accept racism but spend their time working hard and improving themselves.'
(photo: Booker T. Washington)
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September 18, 2014

Today In History

'Booker T. Washington delivered his controversial “Atlanta Compromise” address at the Cotton States Exposition in Atlanta, GA, on this date September 18, 1895. Washington told Blacks to accept racism but spend their time working hard and improving themselves.'

(photo: Booker T. Washington)

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September 17, 2014

LEBRON 12: Colorways Revealed

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Today In History
'Andrew “Rube” Foster, organizer of the Negro Baseball League, the first Black baseball league, was born in Galveston, TX, on this date September 17, 1879.'
(photo: Andrew “Rube” Foster)
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September 17, 2014

Today In History

'Andrew “Rube” Foster, organizer of the Negro Baseball League, the first Black baseball league, was born in Galveston, TX, on this date September 17, 1879.'

(photo: Andrew “Rube” Foster)

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Today In History We Honor Charles Hamilton Houston
'Charles Hamilton Houston was a prominent African American lawyer, Dean of Howard University Law School, and NAACP Litigation Director who played a significant role in dismantling the Jim Crow laws, which earned him the title The Man Who Killed Jim Crow. He is also well known for having trained future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.’
(photo: Charles Hamilton Houston)
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September 16, 2014

Today In History We Honor Charles Hamilton Houston

'Charles Hamilton Houston was a prominent African American lawyer, Dean of Howard University Law School, and NAACP Litigation Director who played a significant role in dismantling the Jim Crow laws, which earned him the title The Man Who Killed Jim Crow. He is also well known for having trained future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall.’

(photo: Charles Hamilton Houston)

- CARTER Magazine