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6 Black EGOT Winners and 4 Who Are On Their Way

Black History Month is here and awards season is officially on its way so we're highlighting Black celebrities that have reached Hollywood's highest honor: EGOT status.

12 Black TV Hosts That Changed The Game

In honor of Black History Month, we're highlighting influential Black TV hosts that have changed the face of American TV. Here are 12 Black TV Hosts That Changed the Game!

HBCUs & Their Involvement in the Civil Rights Movement

HBCUs played a deeply significant role in the the Civil Rights Movement and this Black History Month, we're highlighting a few of those revolutionary contributions.

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...

Four Documentaries That Dive Into The Backstories of Black History

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the joy of Blackness. It is so important to see the triumph of others, to help...

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...

The Evolution of Black Hair 

This Black History Month we are celebrating the crown we never take off by highlighting the evolution of Black hair!

FAMU Celebrates Black History Month By Burying Time Capsule Scheduled For 2040 Opening

Two groups at Florida A&M University have come together to celebrate Black History Month in a very unique way. With the burial of a...

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...

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...

28 Songs That Celebrate Black Pride

Black people are no monolith, and we do not all look the same. Yet no matter where you go in the world, from America...

Korey Wise Of The Exonerated Five Shares Journey At UMES During Black History Month

Life Lessons and Life Blessings: Korey Wise urges youth to “listen to your first voice” The University of Maryland...

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...

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...

HBCUs Partner With California Community Colleges To Streamline Degrees

A new partnership between HBCUs and California community colleges is forging a pathway to make 4-year degrees much easier for students to obtain. Learn...

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...

Rosa Parks: 5 Facts About the Civil Rights Icon

Rosa Parks’ Birthday is February 4th Rosa Parks was a national figure known for her bravery in refusing to give up her seat to a...

10 Black Authors That Made History With Their Words

This Black History Month we are celebrating Black authors that have made their mark in the literary space. Here are 10 Black Authors That Made History With Their Words!