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Black History Month

Parents are outraged after students at a Queens elementary school were allegedly told they couldn't write reports about Malcolm X as part of a Black History Month assignment. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Say Queens Teacher Wouldn’t Let Kids Write About Malcolm X For Black History Month Assignment

Last week, a technology teacher told fourth graders at P.S. 201 in Flushing to chose a prominent African-American figure to write about for Black History Month.

02/10/2014

Leslie Uggams holding her Emmy & Tony Awards

Black History Month One-On-One: Leslie Uggams

Actress Leslie Uggams has been captivating stage, screen, and television audiences since her national television debut at age six.

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

Barbara Hillary at the 1010 WINS Studios

Black History Month One-On-One: Barbara Hillary

Barbara Hillary is the first known African-American woman to reach the North Pole and the South Pole.

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

1010 WINS anchor Larry Mullins with Leslie Uggams

Larry’s Blog: Actress Leslie Uggams

Actress Leslie Uggams, known for her role on the mini-series “Roots,” is on the board at Juilliard, the Professional Children’s school, and the Apollo. She’s also working to bring Lena Horne’s “Stormy Weather” to Broadway.

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

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5 Best Black History Month Events For 2014

New York City is considered one of the most culturally diverse places in the United States – a country that was once called “The Melting Pot.” So as Black History Month begins, we thought you’d like to celebrate at some of the great Black History Month events going on around New York City in February.

02/01/2014

Chef Max & 1010 WINS anchor Larry Mullins (Credit: 2013 AM Media Group)

Larry’s Blog: Chef Maxcel Hardy

Chef Maxcel Hardy started “One Chef can 86 Hunger,” an anti-hunger campaign. He’s also a personal chef to stars such as Jamie Foxx and Michael Jordan.

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

1010 WINS anchor Larry Mullins with Leslie Uggams

1010 WINS Special Series: Black History Month Celebration

A 1010 WINS special series honoring African-Americans who have made an unforgettable impression on the history of our nation.

02/01/2014

Barbara Hillary at the 1010 WINS Studios

Larry’s Blog: Adventurer Barbara Hillary

Barbara Hillary is the very first known African-American woman to ever reach the North Pole and the South Pole.

02/01/2014

Chef Max teaching the O.C.S. culinary students (Credit: 2013 AM Media Group)

Black History Month One-On-One: Maxcel Hardy

The Detroit native said he found Opportunity Charter School through a chance meeting with an instructor from the school who had asked if he had any way to get his client Amare Stoudemire to visit the school.

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

Rev. Linda Tarry-Chard holding dolls from the Project People Foundation

Black History Month One-On-One: Linda Tarry-Chard

Reverend Linda Tarry-Chard is the Minister for New Membership, Care and Parish Life at the RiversideChurch in Manhattan as well as the founder of the Project People Foundation.

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

1010 WINS Anchor Larry Mullins with Rev. Linda Tarry-Chard (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Larry’s Blog: Reverend Linda Tarry-Chard

Reverend Linda Tarry-Chard is the Minister for New Membership, Care and Parish Life at the RiversideChurch in Manhattan as well as the founder of the Project People Foundation.

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

ViviBlack History Month: Harlem School For The Arts Pres. & CEO Yvette Campbel

Black History Month: Harlem School Of The Arts

The Harlem School of the Arts is training hundreds of young performing arts students.

02/22/2013

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Toni On! New York: Paying Homage to Black History Month With A Trip To Harlem

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal paid homage to Black History Month with a trip to Harlem.

02/16/2013

Black History Month: Chef Marcus Samuelsson & 1010 WINS Anchor Larry  Mullins Pic#1

One On One For Black History Month: Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Ethiopian-born, Swedish-raised, and Harlem-rooted — it’s apparently the perfect recipe.

02/10/2013

1010 WINS' Larry Mullins With Dr. Joseph McNeil

Larry’s Blog: Thank You, Dr. McNeil

McNeil is one of the Greensboro Four, four black college students, who say all they wanted to do, on their way home from Christmas break, was to get a snack. And the further they went south (from New York City), the more segregated it got.

01/30/2013

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