Black History is Forever: An Introduction to Black and Blues

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Another year, another February in the books… In the first national celebration of Black History Month in 1976, president Gerald R. Ford had this proposal to the nation: “Seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” 42 years later, black people/African Americans most…

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Revering History: The Nicholas Brothers

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There will never be enough words to describe The Nicholas Brothers… Allow me to try my hand in describing Fayard and Harold Nicholas. Two talented tap dancing brothers practically born into the entertainment industry; household names during the Golden Age of Hollywood, performing with the likes of Dorothy Dandridge, Cab Calloway, and Gene Kelly; pioneers…

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