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40 YEARS OF CELEBRATING BLACK (AMERICAN) HISTORY MONTH!

40 YEARS OF CELEBRATING BLACK (AMERICAN) HISTORY MONTH!

Forty years ago this February, President Gerald Ford, was the first to recognize “Black History Month.”  This period of acknowledgement evolved from “Negro History Week,” that was created by historian Carter G. Woodson, and other prominent African-Americans.  This installment of the FUNKALICIOUS blog, is a retrospective of some American and Internatinal “Black” History accomplishments and occurrences, throughout 2015…

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President Obama Awards The 2012 National Medals Of Arts And Humanities

President Obama Awards The 2012 National Medals Of Arts And Humanities

Describing them as teachers, President Barack Obama said that two dozen recipients of national medals for contributions to the arts and humanities have created works that will last for American life.

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