Diane Judith Nash was born on May 15, 1938, in Chicago, Illinois. She was a leader and strategist in the African-American civil rights movement in the 1960′s. Nash initially attended historically-black Howard University in Washington, D.C.,...―
Walter Francis White was born on July 1, 1893, in Atlanta, Georgia. He was an American civil rights activist. From 1931 to 1955, he led the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (also known as the NAACP), the nation’s...―
Madam C. J.Walker was born as Sarah Breedlove in Delta, Louisiana on December 23, 1867. She was one of six children born to Owen and Minerva Breedlove. As her parents and older siblings were were born into slavery, “The Madam” was the...―
James Zwerg was born on November 28, 1939, in Appleton, Wisconsin. He was member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (also known as SNCC) and the Freedom Riders movement to desegregate interstate travel. Being white, he’s a...―
By Krishana Davis ∙ Eunique Jones Gibson-FacebookJust three days before Black History Month rolled in, Bowie, Md.-based photographer Eunique Jones Gibson met with her business partner, Ashleigh Bing, about doing a photo project based on the...―
Do you really think the universe would’ve let us have a Black U.S. President AND Black Pope at the same damn time? Naaaaaaah, baby steps, guys. Baby steps. ∙ Here are ten reasons why the world wasn’t ready for a Black ∙―
State Rep. Mary Flowers is urging a community group to file a lawsuit against Chicago Public Schools for not complying with a 22-year-old state law that requires all public elementary and high schools to include black history as part of its ...―
This speech was said to have been delivered by Willie Lynch on the bank of the James River in the colony of Virginia in 1712. Lynch was a British slave owner in the West Indies. He was invited to the colony of Virginia in 1712 to teach his ...―
Brother Malcolm emphasizes that Black people are “trapped” in an economic system and mindset that does not profit them. He, therefore, offers them the economic and political philosophy of Black nationalism to help dismantle the ...―
Racist And Prejudice Acts Cause Oberlin College To Cancel Classes ∙ An Ohio college is sending the message that racism and prejudice will not be tolerated following a series of incidents targeting African-American and gay students. ∙...―
Unfortunately, slavery has been a dark part of our history, many countries adopted policies that allowed their citizens to hold slaves. And even if most of them have abolished slavery, in several countries slaves still exists, their number ...―
Who would have thought a meal can be made out of a simple baked potato then topped with a ...
For the most part, I enjoy clean, healthy eating. I try to stay away from frozen foods and ...
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