Thursday, December 12, 2019

Tag: Black History Month

ABS Honors Booker T. Washington: The Atlanta...

This week, ABS honors the leaders who took a strong stand to improve the economic conditions of black people. Booker T. Washington is known for...

ABS Honors Malcolm X For His Economic...

This week, ABS honors the leaders who took a strong stand to improve the economic conditions of black people. Malcolm X is often remembered by...

ABS Honors Dr. King’s Stand Against Poverty

This week, ABS honors the leaders who took a strong stand to improve the economic conditions of black people. Though he is celebrated for his...

ABS Honors Muhammad Ali: ‘The Greatest’ in...

Only Muhammad Ali could so eloquently capture the essence of Muhammad Ali. “I am the greatest. I said that even before I knew I was.” The...

ABS Honors Claude McKay: Seminal Figure in...

Claude McKay was a Jamaican-born writer and poet and a seminal figure in the Harlem Renaissance. Hundreds of  black writers and artists lived in Harlem...

ABS Honors Kwame Nkrumah: Leader in Fight...

Carrying the full weight of the hopes and aspirations of the continent of Africa was a huge burden that Kwame Nkrumah carried nobly. Nkrumah...

Children’s Book About Marcus Garvey: ‘Marcus Teaches...

By Eleanor Wint Years ago, an artist, Ireko Baker and I got together to write a children’s book. We called it Marcus Teaches Us because...

ABS Honors Black History: Rosa Parks, The...

As we embark on Black History Month here at Atlanta Black Star, we are going to take a unique look throughout the month at...

ABS Honors Black History: John Carlos, Tommie...

As we embark on Black History Month here at Atlanta Black Star, we are going to take a unique look throughout the month at...

Rosa Parks Honored in Commemorative Stamp on...

Rosa Parks will be honored with a commemorative stamp on what would have been her 100th birthday, Feb. 4. The U.S. Postal Service will host...

‘Stories From The Road to Freedom’: History...

The iconic images and sounds associated with America's civil rights movement are well-known. By now, several generations of school children are familiar with the...