Sunday, December 15, 2019

Tag: Black History Month

Racial Healing Comes Only By Understanding the...

A group of lawmakers has introduced legislation to recognize the 400 years of Africans in America. In a nation whose citizens do not know...

ASOS Apologizes for Selling ‘Slave’ Merchandise Modeled...

ASOS is under fire for a T-shirt with the word 'slave' plastered on its front. This shirt and other apparel has created a maelstrom on Twitter...

Debunking ‘White History Month’ and Having a...

Now that we are celebrating Black History Month, someone is bound to ask the question: Why is there no White History Month? The short answer...

As President Obama Recognizes Black History Month,...

As the nation celebrates Black History Month, America has much work to do, and a long way to go in doing right by Black...

Chicago Marks Centennial of Historical Society Founded...

A historical society founded by the father of Black History month is 100 years old. he Association for the Study of African American Life...

This Mother Had an Awakening Moment When...

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12 Painstaking Things You Have to Deal...

Black as an Insult You’ve noticed that people get weirdly uncomfortable when describing someone as Black and quickly say “African-American” instead. As if Black is...

10 More Incidents of Racism in Sororities...

Statue Noose Last April at the University of Mississippi, the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity chapter was shut down after three members hung a noose around...

Black Montgomery Residents in Maryland Reveal the...

Montgomery County in Maryland has a reputation today as a progressive place, but as veterans of the county’s past civil rights struggles explained, it...

Howard Students and Professors Among Many Helping...

Students and faculty members at Howard University are helping to expand Wikipedia’s database to include more of the untold stories of Black history. It is...

American History Is Not Black History; Black...

As taught in mainstream culture, American history propagates this nation as the womb of freedom, justice and liberty. There are American creation myths as...

ABS Exalts Black History: To Raise Strong,...

ABS Exalts Black History: Part III For the 2015 edition of Black History Month, we asked a team of talented writers and scholars to mimic...

Digital Influencers of Today Channel Black Leaders...

A group of style influencers found a modern, innovative way to celebrate Black History Month. With the use of some stunning monochromatic photos, the...

ABS Exalts Black History: The Sacred Waters...

ABS Exalts Black History: Part II For the 2015 edition of Black History Month, we asked a team of talented writers and scholars to mimic...

Chris Rock Uses His Honest Brand of...

The old saying goes that every good joke has a little bit of truth to it and no comedian seems to embody that quite...

ABS Exalts Black History: The ‘Gifts the...

ABS Exalts Black History: Part I When we contemplate our history, for too many of us our vision is stunted by the wages of oppression....

Influential Activist, Author Nikki Giovanni to Share...

The iconic and widely celebrated poet, Nikki Giovanni, is remembered as one of the most popular voices of the Black Arts Movement. Now she...