Stories tagged: black history month
Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 6:37 p.m.
Spokane’s 2nd Annual “Black-Owned Business Expo” takes place from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Emmanuel Family Life Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
The contretemps over Colin Kaepernick comes smack in the middle of what has already been one of the more bizarre Black History Months in recent memory.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 6:19 p.m.
As part of Black History Month, the contributions of African-American entrepreneurs to the Spokane-area economy will be showcased at Sunday’s Black Business Expo.
Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
In Jim Crow America, it’s no wonder that Jack Johnson was the most despised African-American of his generation.
Mon., Feb. 5, 2018
What we’ve got here is failure to communicate. Except it’s not really failure. It’s actually unwillingness to communicate, fear of what communication might mean. After all, if you communicate, you …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 25, 2017, 4:24 p.m.
Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional …
Mon., Feb. 6, 2017
I had forgotten that we’ve been here before, that our history is a litany of people pushing us back after every forward step.
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017
“If there is no struggle there is no progress,” Frederick Douglass said in 1857. “Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”
Fri., Feb. 3, 2017
Saturate is a citywide collaboration was created by the nonprofit Spokane Arts to focus attention on Spokane’s diverse yet under-recognized artists of color.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
President Donald Trump teed off on the media Wednesday during an event held to mark African American History Month, calling CNN “fake news” and once again decrying a false report …
Tue., Feb. 2, 2016, 6:48 p.m.
The Sacramento Kings canceled a Lunar New Year promotional giveaway after DeMarcus Cousins complained it was insensitive on the first day of Black History Month.
Mon., Feb. 16, 2009
COEUR D’ALENE – North Idaho College has its first Black Student Association. As part of Black History Month, the 10-member group is holding its first event Thursday with a free …
Tue., Feb. 3, 2009
Television pays tribute to Black History Month with a range of programming. Among those worthy of attention: •“Adjust Your Color,” PBS, tonight (10 p.m., KSPS-7 in Spokane, KUID-12 in Moscow, …