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September 25, 2017 Word Of The Day is legerity (noun) alert facile quickness of mind or body.

Black History

It’s Black History Month! This page is dedicated to posts involving the advancement and history of Black culture in the world. Students may submit posts regarding Black history and culture to The Main Street Journal for review and to be posted.

Black Photographers

February 28, 2017 11:47pm | Myles Overton

This is a list of some African American photographers: Gordon Parks Carrie Mae Weems Ansel Adams Roy DeCarava Lorna Simpson Deborah Willis Eli Reed Howard Bingham Dawoud Bey James Van Der Zee

Top 10 Black Documentaries

February 21, 2017 11:07pm | Shanta S. Prince, Micah Duckett

Dark Girls (2011) Trailer In this emotional and heartfelt documentary, directors Bill Duke and D. Channsin Berry set out to examine why skin-color bias persists among people of African descent, and how it affects the lives of women on the receiving end. 2. Tongues Untitled (1989) […]

The Black Panther Party

February 17, 2017 6:16pm | Riauna Moore

The Black Panther Party On October 1996, Huey Newton and Bobby Seale founded the organization The Black Panther Party(BPP). The Black Panthers practiced self-defense of minorities against the US government and fought to establish revolutionary socialism. They monitored police behavior so they could challenge their […]

The Harlem Renaissance

February 15, 2017 6:29pm | Queendalyne Ofoegbu

The Harlem Renaissance, originally called The New Negro Movement, started in Harlem, New York. It was a movement that included literature, art, music, and philosophers, which inspired a “new black cultural identity.” This movement started in the 1920s and lasted till the mid 1930s. A […]

ASALH President’s Statement on Black History Month

February 15, 2017 6:09pm | Tyra Ware

The origins of African American History Month  is  found in the work of historian Dr. Carter G. Woodson, “the Father of Black History. ”  In 1926,  the organization now known as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) created Negro History […]

Top 10 Male and Female Soccer Players

February 9, 2017 4:49pm | Tory Ferguson

Male Lionel Messi Luis Suarez Cristiano Ronaldo Neymar Gareth Bale Female Christine Sinclair Carli Lloyd Alex Morgan Marta Dzsenifer Morozsan

Top 10 Male and Female Tennis Players

February 9, 2017 3:55pm | Tory Ferguson

Male Jason Day Rory Mcllroy Henrick Stenson Dustin Johnson Hideki Matsuyama Female Lydia Ko Ariya Jutanugarn Chun In-gee Shanshang Feng Lexi Thompson

Top 10 Male and Female Tennis Players

February 9, 2017 3:39pm | Tory Ferguson

Male Andy Murray Novak Djokovic Stan Wawrinka Milos Raonic Kei Nishikori Female Serena Williams Angelique Kerber Karolina Pliskova Simona Halep Dominika Cibulkova

Top 10 Male and Female Swimmers

February 9, 2017 3:28pm | Tory Ferguson

Male Mark Spitz Michael Phelps Ian Thorpe Aleksandr Popov Pieter Van Den Hoogenband Female Natalie Coughlin Stephanie Rice Katie Ledecky Amanda Beard Laure Manaudou  

Black Inventors

February 8, 2017 5:06pm | Tory Ferguson

Garrett Morgan- Gas Mask Philip B. Downing- Mailbox George Crum- Potato Chips Alexander Miles- Elevator Lydia D. Newman- Hairbrush Madame C.J Walker- Straightening Comb Sarah Boone- Ironing Board T.J Marshall- Fire Extinguisher T. Grant- Golf Tee Willie Johnson- Eggbeater