Director Stanley Nelson has created a Black Panther Party documentary: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution. PBS aired the documentary for the first time on February 16th.
Anthony Berteaux of the Huffington Post wrote about the importance of learning Black history in order to learn from it to make changes. Black History is American history -- by educating ourselves, he says, "we can make America realize that black history isn't about 'them.' It's always been about us."
Henry Louis Gates responded to the inquiry, "Why is My White Ancestor Listed as Black in the Census?"
Local news: in honor of Black History Month, the University of Kansas's basketball team is wearing throwback jerseys.
On February 18th, Project HBW held its annual Black Literary Suite. This year's theme was Sports Figures with a Kansas Connection. A recap of this event is also coming soon, but you may also view the exhibit online through KU Library's Scholarworks. (a KU login may be required).