Bright Star Touring Theatre, a national professional touring theatre company based in Asheville, NC, will offer two free performances of “Let It Shine: The American Civil Rights Movement” on Saturday, Feb. 9. Geared for ages six and older, the free performances are scheduled for 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Alston-Massenburg Center, 416 N. […]
In partnership with multiple organizations, the Town of Cary will present a pair of events on Saturday, February 24 in honor of Black History Month. The 22nd African American Celebration at The Cary Theater will focus on health in African-American communities. “The Future of Black History,” featuring a keynote address by Baltimore Police Chief Melvin […]
Shaw University is the first college created for African Americans in the southern United States.
FREDERICKSBURG, VA – On the road for eight days — part of a national tour for my new book, Shackles From The Deep – and I’m talking to hundreds of grade-school students about the African slave trade, underwater exploration and a 17th century slave ship known as the Henrietta Marie. It’s Black History Month and […]
Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
Charismatic. Likeable. Funny. Talented. Smart. There are so many words that describe Chancellor Bennett, but one of our favorites might be humble AF. Okay, that’s three words, but you get our drift. Chance The Rapper has easily become one of Chicago’s best and brightest success stories. The 23-year-old is most known for vehemently denying record labels […]
tlcBlack History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.
Lola Jones is serving up some serious #BlackGirlMagic transforming herself into the likes of Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Angela Davis.
Without a doubt the 2016 Rio Olympics was a historic event for African-Americans. Over 28 million people on average witnessed the overload of #BlackGirlMagic daily and if that wasn’t enough, tens of millions streamed the games online, getting an even bigger dose of what black athletes were made of. Check out the individual accomplishments of the black […]
Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]
Most African-American men have to shave. And when they do, they might have Tristan Walker to thank. The financial trader turned entrepreneur is the founder of Bevel, which hopes to solve the irritation and razor bump problem that plagues many African-American shavers. Walker, 32, a Queens, N.Y. native, founded Walker and Company, one of the […]
The Department of Education was trying its best to honor W.E.B DuBois for Black History Month. They fell short of the mark when the official Twitter site spelled his named wrong. Who’s in charge of the Department of Education’s Twitter account Betty Devos? The NAACP responded to the misspelled tweet on Sunday with another quote […]