Five women to know for Women’s History Month
Here are five women whose work paved the way not just for women's right, but for the rights of people everywhere.
Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
Jerry Lawson, a self-taught engineer, gave us video game cartridges
To celebrate Black History Month, Engadget is running a series of profiles honoring African-American pioneers in the world of science and technology. Tod
Black History Month menu at university features fried chicken, collard greens
Menu at Ohio’s Wright State University showing image of Martin Luther King Jr prompts apologies from dining service and institution’s president
Homosexuality in ancient Greece
In classical antiquity, writers such as Herodotus, Plato, Xenophon, Athenaeus and many others explored aspects of same-sex love in ancient Greece. The most widespread and socially significant form of ...
National Bike Month
National Bike Month is a celebration of cycling held every May in the United States.
Five women to know for Women’s History Month
Here are five women whose work paved the way not just for women's right, but for the rights of people everywhere.
Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
Homosexuality in ancient Rome
Same-sex attitudes and behaviors in ancient Rome often differ markedly from those of the contemporary West. Latin lacks words that would precisely translate "homosexual" and "heterosexual". The primar...
Irish-American Heritage Month
Irish-American Heritage Month is a special proclamation issued yearly by the United States President or Congress to honor the achievements and contributions of Irish immigrants and their descendants l...
Women's History Month
Women's History Month is an annual declared month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. It is celebrated during March in the United States, the Unit...
National Cyber Security Awareness Month
National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) is observed each October since its inception in 2004 in the United States of America. Sponsored by the National Cyber Security Division (NCSD) within th...
National Bird-Feeding Month
February is National Bird-Feeding Month in the United States. This celebratory month was created to educate the public on the wild bird feeding and watching hobby. Because of National Bird-Feeding M...
Stonewall riots
The Stonewall riots were a series of spontaneous, violent demonstrations by members of the gay community against a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stone...
Gay pride
Gay pride or LGBT pride is the positive stance against discrimination and violence toward lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people to promote their self-affirmation, dignity, equality rig...
National Disability Employment Awareess Month
National Disability Employment Awareness Month was declared in 1988 by the United States Congress for October to raise awareness of the employment needs and contributions of individuals with all types...
Filipino American History Month
Filipino American History Month, also known as the Filipino American Heritage Month, is celebrated in the United States during the month of October. The Filipino American National Historical Society e...
LGBT History Month
LGBT History Month is a month-long annual observance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender history, and the history of the gay rights and related civil rights movements. It is observed during Octo...
Mental Health Awareness Month
Ever since 1949, Mental Health Awareness Month has been observed in May by reaching millions of people in the United States through the media, local events, and screenings.Mental Health Awareness Mont...
List of commemorative months
The following is a list of notable observed commemorative months, recurrent months that are used by various governments, groups and organizations to raise awareness of an issue, commemorate a group or...
National Hispanic Heritage Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and c...
Haitian Heritage Month
Haitian Heritage Month is a celebration in the United States of Haitian heritage and culture. It was first celebrated in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1998. Tele Kreyol, one of the Boston Haitian Access T...
National Preparedness Month
Since its inception in 2004, National Preparedness Month is observed each September in the United States of America. Sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) within the Department o...
Jazz Appreciation Month
Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) is a music festival held every April in the United States, in honor of jazz as an early American art form. JAM was created by John Edward Hasse, PhD, curator of the Smit...
National Pet Month
National Pet Month is a celebration of the benefits that pets bring to people's lives - and vice versa. It is observed annually in the United States in May and during the month of April in the United ...
Jewish American Heritage Month
Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) is an annual recognition and celebration of Jewish American achievements in and contributions to the United States of America. It is observed annually in the U.S....
Black History Month
Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and event...
COPD Awareness Month
November is National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Awareness Month. Sponsored by the US COPD Coalition, the observance is a time for organizations and communities across the country to ...