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    African American Parade 2014


    The 26th Annual African American Parade rolled through the streets of Shreveport Saturday, February 1. Here are a few pictures from the celebration. More>>

    Black History Month fun facts

    Here are some interesting statistics about African Americans.

    Black History Month by the numbers

    As we observe Black History Month, the U.S. Census Bureau has put together some facts and figures about the African-American community. More>>

    Untold White House African American history revealed

    The White House has played an integral role throughout history in advancing, hindering, or simply ignoring equal rights efforts. More>>

    From the segregated South to low Earth orbit

    Retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Charles Frank Bolden, Jr., describes how he grew up in the segregated south and became NASA's first African American Administrator under the Nation's first Black president. More>>

    Barack Obama: America's first African American president

    President Barack Obama is the 44th president and the first African American president of the United States of America. More>>

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