Black History Month

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 […]

Kamala Harris is #BlackGirlMagicpersonified. While most of were cringing at the results on November 8th 2016, the state of California gave us a glimmer of hope after naming Harris, its Attorney General, as only the second black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. But this isn’t her first time making history in politics. She was also […]

There’s no way to celebrate Black History Month without honoring black women, more specifically black mothers. From slavery to present day black mothers have endured pains and trials that no other woman or mother of any race have had to endure. They have been raped, to sold into slavery in a way that broke separated […]

Tamika D. Mallory entered the social justice arena in a heartbreaking way. She has firsthand experience with the scourge of gun violence. The New York City native, now 36, lost her son’s father, Jason Ryans, to gun violence. Her son was a toddler at the time. That and the fact that her parents were founding […]

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.

While Shonda Rhimes has put the world on notice that Black women can run successful TV franchises, women in television’s executive suite ranks have been few and far between with Black women fewer and farther between than anyone else. Channing Dungey’s appointment to the head of ABC Networks is one of the glass-ceiling breaking kind […]

Saint Augustine is known for both its academic and athletic prowess. The men’s track and field team is legendary.