Black History Month

The Violence Against Women Act is a federal law that will provide investigation and prosecution of violent crimes against women, impose automatic and mandatory restitution…

Condoleezza Rice, to date, is one of the most powerful and unique women in the history of United States politics. However, her many victories didn’t…

Michelle Obama hosted a Black History Month celebration at the White House, where she invited 80 middle and high school students from New Orleans and…

This is Troy Davis. He was charged for the murder or police officer Mark MacPhail in 1989 and executed in 2011. Davis maintained his innocence…

What originally started out as just an interest in his own genealogy, became a publication from which millions of African-American suddenly called their own story. American…

I was just a teenager when Dr. Bernard Harris, Jr. became the first African-American to walk in space. Selected by NASA in January 1990, Dr. Harris…

In 1985, Halle Berry represented the state of Ohio in the Miss Teen All-American Pageant and won. A year later, she became the first runner-up…

Where oh where would be without this crafty tool for our favorite summertime treat. We can thank inventor and businessman named Alfred L. Cralle, who invented…

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve highlighted some of the first Black women who were honored for their achievements. BLACK HISTORY MONTH: Rosa Parks…

Black History Month isn’t a brand new thing, but it is clearly more important to the black culture than it is to the white. Comedian,…

Today at 12noon join Wink Moody and the City of Durham for the 10th Annual Durham MLK/Black History Month parade. The parade honors the life and achievements of Dr. King & other great African Americans during Black History Month–the parade begins on Fayetteville Street (W.G. Pearson Elem to NCCU). This year’s Grand Marshall is Dr. […]

Northerners often depict the South as backwards and racist. During the Civil Rights Movement, the South gave the North plenty of reasons to feel superiors. Snarling dogs, skin bruising water hoses and lynch mobs didn’t help the South’s image. The South’s racism was on full display as African Americans from Virginia to Alabama and beyond […]