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Baby Bash Heats Up Chicago With Muve Music

The temperatures were well below zero, but that didn't stop Cricket customers from having a chance to meet Baby Bash who stopped by a southside Cricket store on Tuesday to meet fans and sign autographs.

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Video Highlights from Cricket National Rebuilding Day 2010 in Buffalo, NY

Rebuilding Together does not currently have a local chapter in Buffalo, so the Buffalo team took matters in to their own hands by spearheading a project and partnering with AmeriCorps, Hospice Buffalo and the Make-A-Wish Foundation to refurbish a home for Justin Zirpalo, a 13 year old handicapped boy who requires around the clock attention, and his father Sal.  Sal had purchased the “fixer upper” a few years ago with the intention of doing the work himself.  After purchasing the home, his wife unexpectedly passed away and he did not have the time or resources to complete the work.

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Black History Month Spotlight: Marian Anderson - First African American named a permanent member of the Metropolitan Opera Company

 (Born February 27, 1897, Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.—died April 8, 1993, Portland, Ore.) American singer, one of the finest contraltos of her time.


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B.B. King - Black History Month Featured Musician

Musician. Born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bene, Mississippi. A singer and guitarist born into a sharecropping family, B. B. King became one of the best-known blues performers, an important consolidator of blues styles, and a primary model for rock guitarists. Following his service in the U.S. Army, he began his career as a disc jockey in Memphis, Tennessee, where he was dubbed "The Beale Street Blues Boy." That nickname was soon shortened to "B. B."

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Cricket Celebrates Black History Month

February is Black History Month, an annual celebration of achievements by African Americans and a time for recognizing the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. The event grew out of “Negro History Week,” the brainchild of noted historian Carter G. Woodson and other prominent African Americans.

 

Since 1976, every U.S. president has officially designated the month of February as Black History Month.

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