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Black History Month

Civil rights pioneer Thelma Gibson talks to CBS4's Michele Gillen as part of our celebration of Black History Month. (Source: CBS4)

Focus on South Florida: Thelma Gibson

As part of our celebration of Black History Month we profile Thelma Gibson. Born in the 1920s, this Miami native not only witnessed life here leading up to the civil rights movement, she fought tooth and nail for civil rights. Ms. Gibson was also one of the founders of the Jewish Home for the Aged, and one of the women who started the Women’s Chamber of Commerce of Dade County, South Florida’s first women’s chamber.

My TV 33–02/24/2014

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Tours To Celebrate Black History In Key West This Weekend

Looking for something to do this weekend that is a little out of the ordinary? Why not head to the Florida Keys for a stroll through history.

02/22/2014

W George Allen (Source: CBS4)

Black History Month: The Life Of W. George Allen

“It’s been a lot of good times and a lot of bad times but all in all, it’s been a great life. It’s been beyond anything I thought.” Reflections made by a man whose life reads like chapters in American History.

02/12/2014

Civil rights pioneer Thelma Gibson. (Source: CBS4)

Black History Month: Focus On Civil Rights Pioneer Thelma Gibson

CBS4 is celebrating Black History Month by recognizing special people who contributed to South Florida’s black history.

CBS Miami–02/05/2014

Miami Heat v San Antonio Spurs - Game Three

Heat’s Allen Designs Shirt For Black History Month

Miami Heat Guard Ray Allen has been taking on some extra hobbies outside of the court including designing t-shirts.

01/17/2014

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Civil Rights Activist To Be Honored At Little River Post Office

A dedication ceremony to honor late civil rights activist Jesse J. McCrary, Jr. will take place at the Little River Post Office February 22nd.

02/17/2013

Key West Cemetery

Key West Cemetery Tour Honors Black History Month

Bringing history to life, guided tours through Key West’s famed cemetery at the end of the month will focus on African-Americans who helped shape the “Southernmost City.”

CBS4–02/12/2013

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Fort Lauderdale To Host Three Black History Events

Three Saturday events will celebrate Black History Month in Fort Lauderdale.

CBS4–02/01/2013

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Miami Heat Hold Black History Challenge

Students from Nova High in Davie are going head to head against W.H. Turner Technical High students at the 2nd Annual Miami Heat Black History Month Challenge.

02/23/2011

Playwright Tony Thompson  (Source: TV33)

Focus On So. Florida:Honoring Our Black History

February is black history and the Focus show is sharing some of the special ways locals are celebrating black culture and history.

My TV 33–02/22/2011

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