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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.

Baltimore Celebrates Black History Month

By Matthew Wexler | Feb 4
In honor of Black History Month, EDGE highlights Baltimore’s events and exhibitions that pay tribute to the African-American men and women who helped shape the nation.

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