This is part of The Shadow League's yearly Black History Month In Focus series celebrating Black excellence in sports and culture.
Dina Titus of Nevada's First Congressional District released the following statement to commemorate National African American History Month.
"It's good to see that ISU is supporting Black History Month".
"Woodson believed that there was nothing more destructive than the inability of people to learn where they come from and who they come from" said Allison.
Indiana State University held a ceremony Thursday in honor of Black History Month.
"We will feature black history performances by dance, poetry, and song, and on Monday, we will have a Black History Museum that will feature African-American women from all around the world". In a political and cultural time like this, Black History Month is the ideal reason to reevaluate the history of the nation, and look at it through the lens of those who gave, at times, everything just for the nation to live up to its lofty assertion that all are created equal.
Foster called upon the audience - especially black students in attendance - to remember that "the challenges that have seemingly always confronted black American livelihood are no match for our will to endure, create and overcome". "I also recognize the need for more black history in our community", said Wright.
"While Black History month is only one month long, it is my honest hope that all members of our community will keep the values of diversity and inclusion at the forefront throughout the year".
Rob Hook at Friendly Package Liquors said he wasn't surprised at the effect the social probation had on his sales - which were about normal compared to this time in years past.