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Black is Excellence honors inspiring community leaders during Black History Month

Black is Excellence (BIE) is celebrating its fourth annual citywide marketing campaign in February honoring 15 African American community leaders…

Expert recovers the history of Black communities in late-1800s Appalachia

The commemoration of Black History Month affords an opportunity to explore the rich history of Black communities in Appalachia between…

Nation’s largest Black-owned bank launches largest surcharge-fee ATM network

OneUnited Bank announces its new Empowerment Network, with more surcharge-free ATMs than any other bank in the country.

Forgotten – an African American soldier turned rebel leader in the Philippines

By the mid-1900’s, a “Buffalo Soldier” named David Fagen was virtually a household name, particularly in the African American community.

Heart Month – What to Know About African American Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, a time to raise awareness about cardiovascular health. It is also Black History Month.

Pan-African Flag Raised at City Hall in Observance of Black History Month

For the third consecutive year, City officials have raised the Pan-African flag on the flagpole at City Hall in observance…

Serve and Succeed: The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII

At the entrance to the U.S. Army Infantry Museum, in Fort Moore, Georgia. (formerly Fort Benning), visitors begin their journey…

Care Corner – Honoring Black Care in February

Black History Month is a pivotal time to uplift and recognize the contributions of Black people, yet care and health…

Army veteran Medgar Wiley Evers was a foot soldier in struggle for justice

Civil Rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers was well-known for his high energy, sobriety and tenacity.

Making Black History: Honoring our region’s Black leadership

Our #MakingBlackHistory celebration, now in its fifth year, recognizes seven Black leaders living and working in our region creating legacies…