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    June 14, 2012 @ 9:22 am

    The War of 1812: A Black Bicentennial Perspective

    By C.R. Gibbs

    Blacks with the Americans

    At the beginning of the war, there were 1.3 million persons of African descent in the United States, representing 19 percent of the total population. Eighty seven percent of the Black population was enslaved. Thirteen percent was free. The two and a half year conflict between England and the United States began in 1812. No matter how little known or remembered today, the war was a transforming struggle for many Blacks.

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    July 12, 2012 @ 8:36 am

    The Playhouse Beautiful

    By Philip J. Merrill

    Several weeks before the April 9th grand re-opening of the historic Howard Theatre in Washington, D.C., Marshall Moya Design privileged me with an intimate behind-the-scenes tour of the legendary landmark. Marshall Moya Design, the talented minority firm, was responsible for the interior design of the “new” Howard Theatre.

    The Howard, located in the area of Washington once known as “Black Broadway,” played a major role in the development of Black entertainment.

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