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Black History Month Profiles: Barbara Jordan and Benny Medina

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 28
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. This week's profiles: Barbara Jordan and Benny Medina.

Black History Month Profiles: Alex Newell and Lorraine Hansberry

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 19
Hotspots honors Black History Month by profiling black LGBT people who have made noteworthy achievements in their personal or professional lives. This week: Alex Newell and Lorraine Hansberry.

Black History Month Profiles: John Amaechi and Janet Mock

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 15
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. This week's profiles: John Amaechi and Janet Mock.

Black History Month: Profile on RuPaul

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Mar 1
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. Profiled this week: RuPaul.

Black History Month :: Profile on Bayard Rustin

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 22
In his youth, Bayard Rustin's parents were personal friends of civil rights leaders such as W.E.B. Du Bois, and it was those leaders who inspired him to work to repeal discriminatory laws.

Honoring Black History Month :: Laverne Cox

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 8
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history.

Black History Month: Profiles of LGBT African-Americans of Note, Part 3: Michael Sam

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 21
Hotspots honors Black History Month by profiling black LGBT people who have made noteworthy achievements in their personal or professional lives. This week’s profile: Football star Michael Sam.

Black History Month: Profiles of LGBT African-Americans of Note, Part 2: Robin Roberts

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 15
Hotspots honors Black History Month by profiling black LGBT people who have made noteworthy achievements in their personal or professional lives. This week: GMA’s Robin Roberts.

Black History Month: Profiles of LGBT African-Americans of Note, Part 1

CULTURE | By Mike Halterman | Feb 10
Black History Month is observed every February to commemorate the important people and momentous events in African-American history. This week, EDGE partner publication HotSpots! Magazine profiles Jason Collins.

Spreading Awareness on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

AIDS | By Tony Hobday | Feb 6
February 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, and in cities across the country, organizations are offering discussions, luncheons, HIV testing and other educational efforts aimed at lowering rates of HIV transmission in communities of color.

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