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Five Music Docs That Commemorate Black History Month

by Tracey A. Maine

To mark Black History Month, we wanted to give you a list of the Top Five Music Documentaries that focus on Black artists currently streaming on Netflix:

Black History Month Celebrates Culture and Heritage

by Tracey A. Maine

Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month. The goal is to recognize the essential role Black people have played in shaping both the history and culture of the United States.

How to Commemorate the 79th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

by Tracey A. Maine

Dec. 7, 2020, is National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

Rosa Parks Legacy Honored on Dec. 1

by Tracey A. Maine

Today the state of Ohio celebrates Rosa Parks Day!

Black History Month Spotlight: Madam C.J. Walker

by Tracey A. Maine

Since 1976, February has been designated as Black History Month. The purpose of this month-long celebration is to recognize the pivotal role African-American men and women have played in shaping the history of the United States.

Art History: Celebrating Abstract Impressionist Jackson Pollock

by Tracey A. Maine

Abstract Impressionist painter Jackson Pollock was born in 1912. He was the son of struggling Wyoming farmer and his wife who nurtured each of her five sons’ artistic abilities.

Art History: Celebrating Impressionist Édouard Manet

by Tracey A. Maine

Famed Impressionist painter Édouard Manet was born in Paris in 1832 into a wealthy family headed by his father who was an official in the French Ministry of Justice. 

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Honors Civil Rights Activist

by Tracey A. Maine

Since November 2, 1986, Martin Luther King Jr. Day has been celebrated as a national holiday on the third Monday in January. On this day we as a nation recognize MLK’s accomplishments as an influential orator, minister and leader in the American Civil Rights Movement. 

How to Celebrate National Administrative Professionals’ Day

by Hocking College Contributing Writer

Today marks National Administrative Professionals’ Day, which is a day that's always observed on the Wednesday of Administrative Professionals Week (April 22-26). Today serves as a day to recognize the work of secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists and other administrative support professionals.

National Kindergarten Day: How It Started & How It Has Impacted Our Youth

by Tim Brunicardi

National Kindergarten Day, which takes place today (April 21), is celebrated in honor of Friedrich Froebel who was born on this day in 1782. In 1837, he founded kindergarten in his native country, Germany.

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