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Juneteenth: The history, importance and how to celebrate
A look at the history and origin of the federal holiday Juneteenth, as well as discussing Black pride and how to mark the holiday.
History Made | First Black female fire chief to serve in New England sworn in
“The goal is not about me. We celebrate me, but this is for every female out there, every female on the line who’s working today.", said Shelly Carter.
History made as first Black female fire chief is sworn in for New England
Shelly Carter's major achievement drew several rounds of cheers and applause at the ceremony.
72 Hours on Bloody Island: The 1917 East St. Louis Massacre
Countless savage attacks were unleashed during the bloodshed. That’s just a glimpse of what happened during one of the bloodiest race wars on this ground.
2023 Black History Month events in Connecticut
From concerts, to lectures, to interactive workshops: Here's how you can celebrate Black History Month in Connecticut
'Black ICONS in Herstory' celebrates influential Black women
ICONS in Herstory includes 102 pages of inspirational Black women like Angela Davis, Issa Rae, Aretha Franklin, Celia Cruz, and more.
Black ICONS in Herstory aims to inspire
Darian Harvin and 'Black ICONS in Herstory'
Race: Listen. Learn. Live. Teenagers (Full Broadcast)
This series focuses on issues dealing with race, diversity and equity in the St. Louis community. For the first time, we're talking with teenagers.
Chicago man uncovers family ties to Prudence Crandall's School for Black Girls
After visiting the Prudence Crandall Museum in Canterbury, Piper learned he was related to Sarah and Mary Harris, Mary is his great-great-grandmother.
Legacy of Prudence Crandall's students lives on generations later
After visiting the Prudence Crandall Museum, Charles Piper learned he was related to Sarah and Mary Harris, Mary is his great-great-grandmother. She was a student.
Connecticut's forbidden school for Black girls
Prudence Crandall is known as the heroine of Connecticut after she opened a school and was the first to allow Black students, despite fierce backlash.
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