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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 Lives matter Movement

March 14, 2018 1:39pm | Nadiyah Williams

Black Lives Matter is an international activist movement, originating in the African American Community, that campaigns against violence and systematic racism towards black people. The Black Lives Matter movement is not a hate group towards other races. The main idea of Black Lives Matter is […]

Historical Black College Tour Trip

March 5, 2018 6:58pm | Joshua McIver

On April 4-8, there will be a college tour trip where you get to visit all the historical black colleges universities. The are North Carolina A&T University, Bennett college, Johnson C Smith, Clark Atlanta University, Spelman college Morehouse college Florida A&M University, and Universal Studio […]

Black Lives Matter !!!!

March 1, 2018 6:26pm | Carley Walker

On February 27, 2018, the students of Flowers High School participated in a blackout. They wore all black in honor of the Black Lives Matter movement. Those who dressed up took pictures and also enacted in activities where they can speak their opinion on how […]

Black History Month: Muhammad Ali

March 1, 2018 6:19pm | Ibrahim Abass

Muhammad Ali was known and will always be known as one of the best to put hands in boxing gloves.¬†Muhammad Ali was an American professional boxer and activist. He is widely regarded as one of the most significant and celebrated sports figures of the 20th […]

NSBE Black History Month Event

March 1, 2018 6:11pm | Tonea Epps

The National Society of Black Engineers will be hosting an event on February 28, 2018, from 9:35 am to 10:45 am. Students will be allowed to dress down in all black or as a black historical figure. The tickets cost $3 advance and $4 at […]

Famous People in Black History

February 26, 2018 6:45pm | Cynthia Ofoegbu, Praise Oladoyin

February is ending which means Black History Month is coming to a close, however let’s take a look at some of the famous black African-American Figures from the past and present. Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman South African President – Nelson Mandela NAACP founder -W. […]

Black History Month: Robert Smalls

February 26, 2018 6:28pm | Daniel Adewetan

Last night or two, I was reading a story on Robert Smalls. I was quite impressed with his story. I found him out on Twitter. I was reading about his accomplishments and legacy and I loved it. Mr. Smalls was enslaved from the American slave […]

Top Ten Highest Paid Black Male Athletes

February 24, 2018 7:09pm | Cynthia Ofoegbu

February is a month to celebrate Black History and all things black people have accomplished and achieved. So let’s take a look at famous black NBA players, that are the highest paid for the 2017-2018 season. 10. Jrue Holiday, New Orleans Pelicans- $24.9 million 9. […]

History Maker: Ossie Davis

February 23, 2018 7:06pm | Roseanne Akindo

Ossie Davis was born on December 18, 1917, in Cogdell, Georgia to both parents and a supportive extended family. He graduated in the top five percent of his class with an interest in theater. Ossie Davis had to earn enough money before he went to […]

NSBE Black History Event Month Event!

February 23, 2018 6:51pm | Indira Nzerue

The National Society of Black Engineers will be hosting a Black History Month event ¬†on Wednesday, February 28,2018, during second period (B day). Tickets are $3.00 in advance and $ 4.00 at the door. Students will be able to dress down in all black , […]