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Vantage Point

Articles and Essays by Dr. Ron Daniel

Dedicated to the Memory of Malcolm

The “Declining Significance” of Black History

In the middle of this year’s Black History Month I was momentarily overcome by a weird feeling. There was a kind of ho hum, mundane, routine, business as usual atmosphere about this year’s commemoration with little passion or intensity.  Maybe it was just me, but I had a sense that Black History Month was/is straying from Carter G. Woodson’s original mission of uti

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