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Reflecting on Black History Month Illustrations

The kNOw Youth Media’s José Rubén Diaz, illustrated various black figures who made amazing contributions to America in honor of Black History Month. Diaz details his creative process and what … Continue reading

March 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Black History Built America

The kNOw Youth Media is highlighting various black figures who made amazing contributions to America in honor of Black History Month. To tell the stories of these groundbreaking African-Americans in … Continue reading

February 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

A Forgotten History: Why Doesn’t My School Place a Greater Emphasis on Black History Month?

Even though February was Black History Month, Bakersfield’s Ja’Nell Gore continually notices how the narrative surrounding black history and accomplishments is weak and often incomplete. She wants a comprehensive adoption … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Should there be a Black History Month?

Should there be a Black History Month?  That question comes up every February.  This year, Youth Radio asked teens what they think.  “The only thing I’ve seen about Black History Month … Continue reading

March 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Black history is all around us

A former Richmond high school student, now studying in Nashville, Tennessee, looks back at her pre-college education and sees a lack; Black history, her own history, and a culture that … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

A conversation with local civil rights heroes

Black History Month is a time to honor the achievements of black Americans, as well as linking black people today with the historical struggles against slavery and for civil rights. … Continue reading

February 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Youth Radio Podcast: Black History Month

Black History Month is meant as time to turn attention toward race, and this week, Youth Radio students unpack the race issues and cultural appropriation hidden within a new internet … Continue reading

March 14, 2013 · Leave a comment

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