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Black History Month Profiles: Martin Delany, Journalist, Author, Physician, Abolitionist, Soldier

During Black History Month, DiversityInc is honoring a series of Black innovators and history makers who are often overlooked in mainstream media coverage and history books. Check back throughout February to learn about more important figures. Related Story: Black History Month Profiles: Claudette Colvin, Civil Rights Activist Born: May 6,…

Confederate Flag Proposal Goes Down in Flames in Tennessee

In a 20-1 vote, the Greene County Commission in Tennessee voted down a proposal tofly theConfederate battle flagabove its county courthouse. The lone vote in favor of flying the flag was made by Commissioner Buddy Randolph, who proposed the measure.”I didn’t figure the resolution would pass,” Randolph said following the…