Tyler Public Library hosts Black history film collection

These are the winners of the 2017 John Holland Awards. The 2018 awards which honour the city's black community are happening on Feb. 10

I hope this helps you as you celebrate Black History Month. Our goal is to be a district that recognizes, respects, understands and learns from each individual's unique background, realizing that equality comes from tearing down boundaries and building each other up.

Black History Month is officially underway, and one organization created an adorable news parody starring mini reporters to kick off the celebration. He's also credited as the source of Black History Month.

We talked to Idalis Forte, who is the vice president of the Student Government Association, and she not only talked about events going on, but also what Black History Month means to her.

Students and faculty at Stockton University celebrated the beginning of Black History Month Thursday with the annual raising of the Pan-African flag.

Fort Valley is a historic black university, or HBCU for short.

The Framingham High library has a display to mark Black History Month.

Here's our list of the top 15 black folks to make history in 2017.

Throughout the years, Woodson was inspired to showcase positive portrayals of African Americans and to educate future generations about black history. The organization will also host an employee, private screening of the feature documentary, "The First to Do It", a story chronicling the life of Earl Lloyd - the first African American to play in the National Basketball Association. "We have made contributions and we want to share our history with people who don't know and we want everyone to be a part of it and experience that diversity Canada so highly cherishes". "Let us always champion their spirit, their courage, and their fortitude", Titus added.

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