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Smartphone Apps That Celebrate Black History

African Americans have made great accomplishments in the worlds of science, entertainment, politics and beyond. Check out these Black History Month apps to learn how their contributions have helped shape America. There’s more to Black History Month than reciting Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech. And, sure, you’ve heard about Rosa Parks, George Washington Carver and Madame C.J. Walker. But what about Garrett A. Morgan, Otis Boykin or Lonnie G. Johnson? Use your [ ... ]

Keke Palmer on Her Network and the Potential Of Us

What does it take to reach your full potential? In this video, Keke Palmer talks about her network and why it’s important to have a team of supporters. Learn more about Keke’s involvement in the Potential Of Us and how you can join her at http://PotentialOfUs.com    Powered by: var hupso_services_t=new Array("Twitter","Facebook","Google Plus","Pinterest","Linkedin","Tumblr","StumbleUpon","Digg","Reddit","Bebo","Delicious","Email","Print");var hupso_background_t="#EAF4FF";var hupso_border_t="#66CCFF";var hupso_toolbar_size_t="medium";var hupso_twitter_via = "power88_lv";var hupso_image_folder_url = "";var hupso_twitter_via="power88_lv";var hupso_url_t="http://kcep.power88lv.com/keke-palmer-on-her-network-and-the-potential-of-us/";var hupso_title_t="Keke Palmer on Her Network and the Potential Of Us";

The Vegas Soulcialite Learns A Lesson

  Sometimes as a parent I forget to talk to my children. I can blame my old school upbringing—children should be seen and not heard and only answer when spoken to, or I could blame it on a lack of patience. Maybe it’s a nebulous mixture of those things…plus, sometimes I just can’t find the words suitable for children that accurately describe the feelings I have. About a month ago a good friend of mine was doing [ ... ]

Happy Birthday Rosa Parks

On this day, February 4, 1913, over 101 years ago one of the most inspirational women in Black History was born. She was Rosa Louise McCauley (Rosa Parks) in Tuskegee, Alabama. During her youthful years she attended Alabama State Teachers College for Negros. Rosa Parks is most famous for refusing to give up her seat to a white man on the bus after she had a long day. She was arrested on the spot and [ ... ]

Georgia On My Mind: Celebrating Ray Charles

Featuring Take 6, Nnenna Freelon, Clint Holmes, Kirk Whalum, Raelettes and the UNLV SINGERS And Orchestra conducted by Mr. David Loeb Frank Sinatra called him “the only true genius in show business.” Ray Charles transcended racism, faced cultural upheavals head on, and helped bring jazz, blues and soul to the rest of the world. In honor of Black History Month, an all-star cast of performers will celebrate Ray’s life, music and undeniable spirit. You’ll see ten-time Grammy® [ ... ]

Black History Note Spotlight – Joseph Cinque

Joseph Cinque was born the son of a Mendi village leader in the village of Mani in West Africa. He was trained to assume his father’s leadership role from childhood, learning the Mendi way of life and laws of the Mendi people. But Cinque was never to lead his people. Cinque ‘s fate took a different path when he was taken captive by African tribesmen of the Ley people, due to impatience of a creditor for [ ... ]

Black Men: A Legacy of Achievement

KCEP-FM along with SI presents positive success stories of men who have made a difference. This program helps to dispel many negative media images about the black male. Men such as Muhammad Ali, Guy Bluford, Berry Gordy, and more will be profiled. Black Men: A Legacy of Achievement is a shining example of men who have made it, despite the odds hosted by Isaiah Washington. Listen to KCEP 88.1 FM online, in your car, in your home [ ... ]

Black History Notes

African Americans have made tremendous contributions to America and to the world. In celebration of our rich ancestry, KCEP-FM and S I are proud to present Black History Notes hosted by Vanessa Williams. This exciting program is a sixty-second vignette series the profiles African Americans and events from yesterday and today. Tune into KCEP 88.1 FM everyday during Black History Month to celebrate the contributions and achievements of African Americans. Black History moments are presented by: [ ... ]

Black Women: A Portrait of Dignity

KCEP-FM celebrates the contributions of African American women with a very popular program. Black Women: A Portrait of Dignity is an exciting vignette series that profiles black women from yesterday and today. This award-winning program presents fascination portraits of women like Lena Horne, Barbara Jordan, and more. These programs will run during February, Black History Month only on 88.1 KCEP (Power 88). Tune in online, in your car or download the KCEP android app from [ ... ]

Profile America – February 1, 2013

Profile America for the first day of Black History Month. This is a time to recall and honor the many positive contributions to our nation made by people of African descent. Started as a special week 86 years ago by historian Carter G. Woodson, the observance is now a full month of activities across the country. African-Americans number just over 42 million in the U.S., 13.6 percent of the total population. By 2050, this proportion [ ... ]

Black History Month Story

The story of Black History Month begins in 1915, half a century after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. That September, the Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), an organization dedicated to researching and promoting achievements by black Americans and other peoples of African descent. Known today as the Association for the Study of [ ... ]

10th Annual Black History Celebration & Gospel Fest

Join KCEP Power 88.1 radio, along with SUMNU Marketing and Khaki Publishing as they present the 10th Annual Gospel Fest & Black History Month Celebration. The celebration will take place over two fun-filled and entertaining weekends during Black History Month. Friday, February 15 & Saturday, February 16, 2013 Friday, February 22 & Saturday, February 23, 2013 Gates Open: Friday – 5 p.m. & Saturday – 11 a.m. Henderson Pavilion 200 South Green Valley Parkway Complimentary Admission Enjoy the [ ... ]

Profile America – Black History

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