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Celebrating Black History

Scroll down to view interviews, media presentations, and curated galleries. Enjoy your visit!




Emmy® Award-Winning African-American Actress/Singer Patrice Covington Talks to PC About the Legacy of Aretha Franklin & More



Click on the image to read the PC Update article.




See Patrice Covington in the new National Geographic biopic series 'Genius: Aretha' here:






PC Celebrates Black History & Social Justice: A Spark Presentation


#PC Celebrates Black History





Curated Sites for Exploring Black History




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Ten Little Known Black History Facts




Black History Facts




Black History at the National Archives




African-American Poetry




Alison C. Rollins - African-American Poet Featured Profile




5 Incredible Poems From Across Africa




Wait, is it African-American History Month or Black History Month?

Read this article to understand the difference. The celebration is not limited to African-Americans, which is why this page is proud to feature a video (see below) of an African poet.




South African Poet Puno Selesho Reads 'I Am An African'