Wilberforce University Alumna Edmonia Lewis Loved Her Freedom So Much She Emancipated Herself —...

Today, we honor Wilberforce University alumna and sculptor Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907). She played a vital role sending messages to those who need it most. “Edmonia Lewis marketed her...

Donate To HBCUs To Celebrate Black History Month 2018

Black History Month is fast approaching, and there's lots of things to learn and ways to celebrate Black History. It's a long month. But Black History is...

Courtroom Where Emmett Till’s Murderers Were Acquitted To Be Converted Into History Museum

A professor at University of Kansas is leading a project to memorialize the horrific killing of 14-year-old Emmett Till in 1955 and the subsequent trial and acquittal of...

28 Black History Landmarks

Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, Montgomery, Alabama Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. helped to organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Greyhound Bus Station, Montgomery, Alabama The Freedom Riders were attacked...

North Carolina Central, PNC Bank to Pay Tribute to Dr. John Hope Franklin

North Carolina Central University and PNC will celebrate the 100th birthday and legacy of Dr. John Hope Franklin with a host of events remembering the late historian and the...

U.S. Postal Service to Honor Robert Taylor With Stamp

The U.S. Postal Service will release its latest stamp in the Black Heritage Series on Feb. 12, paying tribute to Robert Robinson Taylor. From The Journal of Blacks...

3 Reasons Why We Should Keep Black History Month Around

Originally known as Negro History Week, Black History Month is celebrated during the month of February in both America and Canada. Historian Carter G. Woodson, also known...

28 HBCU Alums That Made History

In celebration of Black History Month we have compiled a list of 28 HBCU alums that made history. The list is a mixture of historic and current...

28 Black Hall of Fame Athletes

When one contributes greatly to their field, goes above and beyond the norm, not only affecting their peers, but history as we know it, they deserve, and...

28 Black Stereotypes

We all eat fried chicken and watermelon and drink kool-aid. It is widely believed that all African Americans eat these three foods—so much so that they are considered...

28 Black Inventions Used Today

In honor of Black History Month, we find it necessary to pay homage to those in Black history who have paved the way for all of us...

28 Court Cases That Shaped The Black Community

Civil Rights for African Americans can be traced back to slavery time when John Casor, a black man who claimed to have completed his debt as an...

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