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  1. EDITORIAL: Education Returns to Segregation – by Ms. Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
  2. Federal Judge Permits Racketeering Allegations Black Law Firm Against BlackRock in 102-Page Lawsuit (continued on page 7)
  3. Black History is American History – An Article By Project 21 (continued on page 8)
  4. EDITORIAL: Why We Support Newsmax and the Fight Against DirecTV AT&T (continued on page 5) – by Ms. Arelya J. Mitchell, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief
  5. Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders Meets with Business Leaders (continued on page 7) Photo of Gov. Sanders at Pro Life March in Washington, D.C.
  6. Sens. Blackburn, Cassidy and Smith Introduce Bill to Expand School Choice (continued on page 9)



Speakers for the 2023 International Leadership Summit (ILS)  Presented by T.D. Jakes (continued on page 12)



  1. Invisible Collective & Martian Blueberry Creates Original Animation Series “Undeniable” about the Negro Baseball Leagues (continued on page 10)
  2. Southern Heritage Classic Tickets Now on Sale for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff vs. Tennessee State University
  3. USFL Season 2 Kicks Off on April 15 in Memphis (continued on page 9)
  4. College Football Hall of Fame Inductee DeAngelo Williams



  1. “A Report: Action Wanted on Juvenile in Youth Programs” by Bill Gibbons (continued on page 5)
  2. For the Record: Fathers Inc. Hosts 7th Generation of 40 Black Dads  on Heels of Death of Tyre Nichols
  3. Statements on Tyre Nichols: U.S. Sen. Marsha Blackburn; Bill Gibbons; U.S. Sen. Bill Hagerty; Tameka of Black Southern Women’s Collaboration (continued on page 6)



  1. Ronna McDaniel Releases RNC Statement on Celebrating Black History Month
  2. Letter to the Editor- “My Visit to Memphis” by Brad Botwin, Director of Help Save Maryland



  1. Report from Judicial Watch: “Huge Stash of Biden Papers are Still Hidden in the University of Delaware; Why is Haiti Still Poor?” by Tom Fitton
  2. Do You Know This about Black History?



  1. Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders Meets with Leaders to Set Agenda in Economics and Education
  2. University of Memphis and Bank of America Launch Career Fellows Program for African American Students
  3. Quote from Black Minds Matter
  4. Do You Know This about Black History?



  1. Lawrence ‘Larry’ Watson Releases New Video of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” to Recognize Black History Month and Vision of Carter G. Woodson
  2. “Lift Every Voice and Sing” Poem by James Weldon Johnson
  3. “Here is the History of Black History Month which Started out as Negro History Week” by Vernon E. Ash


  1. Author Lisa McNair Pays Homage to Her Sister Denise Who Was One of the ‘Four Little Girls’ Who Died in Birmingham Bombing. BOOK EXCERPT “Dear Denise: Letters to the Sister I Never Knew” by Lisa McNair
  2. ‘Negro’ Spirituals Continue to be a Part of the American Black Experience and Heritage” by Cheryta Jones
  3. Dr. Carol Swain Exposes in “Black Eye for America: How Critical Race Theory is Burning Down the House”
  4. Axe Truth, a Political Comedian – see more on axetruth.com
  5. Do You Know This about Black History?


  1. RNC Black Republican Trailblazers Reception in Washington, D.C. Honored Black Republicans Committed and on the Rise: Jennifer Sandra Carroll (son Necho Carroll Accepted Award on her Behalf); C.J. Pearson; Caleb Hanna; and Vernon Jones
  2. Quote from Dr. Carter G. Woodson, Founder of Black History Month
  3. Matching Donors



  1. “State of Kentucky and Ohio Asked to Designate A Highway Route to Brig. Gen. Charles Young for Black History Month” by Charles Blatcher III, Chairman of National Coalition of Black Veterans Organization


  1. Do You Know This about Black History?
  2. Indiana Jones Coming on June 30, 2023