Thursday, December 5, 2019

Tag: Black History Month

Forced Sterilization Spurred Fannie Lou Hamer’s Civil...

Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) The Mississippi sharecropper's forced sterilization was one of the moments that launched her to become part of the state's civil rights...

Ivanka Trumps Gets Blasted for Black History...

https://twitter.com/IvankaTrump/status/959196134894907392 Ivanka Trump's tweet to commemorate Black History Month has sparked outrage from many Twitter users. She tweets "During #BlackHistoryMonth, we celebrate heroes like Harriet...

Nat Turner’s Rebellion, The Uprising That Shook...

Nat Turner  (Oct. 2, 1800 - Nov. 11, 1831) Nat Turner, who was born into slavery in Virginia, became a preacher and said he...

Black Rebels: Meet the Fearless Black Female...

The Dahomey Amazons (17th Century - 19th Century) The Dahomey Amazons, or Mino, were an all-female regime of the Fon people of the Kingdom...

New Job: Omarosa Plans to Use Black...

Omarosa Manigault-Newman is 'miss movin' on' when it comes to leaving the White House. The former director of communications for the Office of Public...

10 Underrated Black History Heroes

Heroes like Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks have always been featured within Black history. However, there are numerous Black heroes who don't get...

Mom Helps Daughter Learn Her History by...

A mother from Washington state is helping her daughter learn more about iconic Black history figures by recreating some of their images and is...

10 Historical Black Figures You Need to Know...

Black History Month is a perfect time to reflect on the great and expansive history of Black people across the diaspora. But, it also...

CEO Seeks to Build $75M Global Landmark...

February marks the start of Black History Month, a time when African-Americans across the country celebrate the successes and contributions of Black people throughout...

Maxwell Tries to ‘All Lives Matter’ Black...

Irritated Twitter users laid into singer Maxwell when he tweeted that Black History Month should include all races, causing him to clarify his stance...

Author: Black History Observation Was Meant to...

During a week when the president's new immigration restrictions incited global protests and condemnation, Donald Trump attempted to demonstrate a moment of nuance and...

This Day In History: The First Group...

The Voyage Back Home On this day, Feb. 6, 1820, the very first group of Black Americans returned to Africa. A group of nearly 90 brave...

Trump Issues Proclamation Celebrating ‘National African-American History...

(UPDATE) Though initial claims suggested President Donald Trump had permanently changed Black History Month to be  recognized as "National African-American History Month", it turns...

Kevin Hart Teams with History Channel to...

Comedian Kevin Hart is hosting a new special that looks into lesser-known stories about the historical contributions Black people have made to society. "Kevin...

Black Professor Gives Epic Response to White...

A Black educator from Cleveland, Ohio, gave a white student quite the virtual talking-to after he outrageously wrote that slavery was "actually a positive...

Stacey Dash Says Her History of Abuse...

After Stacey Dash made controversial statements about BET and Black History Month being unnecessary, the Fox News correspondent clarified her comments and revealed her...

Chris Rock Chose Stacey Dash for Awkward...

Music: http://www.bensound.com Stacey Dash, Right Wing Fox News Contributor and Actress humorously named Oscars' new director of its "Minority Outreach Program" Not Real… but Why Her?

#WeAreBlackHistory Campaign Connects Yesterday’s Revolutionaries to Today’s...

In 2015, the "We are Black History Campaign" was created by the Style Influencers Group. It comprises popular Black bloggers/writers and influencers Jessica Andrews,...

10 Must-See Documentaries That Celebrate the African-American...

The stories of Black life in America are most popular this time of year as we celebrate the accomplishments of Black people in February. The...