Black History Month

Zora Neale Hurston was born January 7th, 1891 in Notasulga, Alabama. Later, Hurston’s family moved to Eatonville, Florida. Her parents John Hurston, a carpenter and Baptist preacher, and Lucy Potts Hurston, a former school teacher. Sign Up For Our Newsletter! She is most known for her book, Their Eyes Were Watching God; published September 18, […]

Disney made the announced Monday, January 28th, Black Panther would be shown during the week of February 1st-7th for free at 250 theaters in celebration of Black History Month. In addition to that, Disney also announced that they’d give a $1.5 million grant to the United Negro College Fund. Related Stories: Black Panther Makes History […]

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – On the road for eight days — part of a national tour for my new book, Shackles From The Deep – and I’m talking to hundreds of grade-school students about the African slave trade, underwater exploration and a 17th century slave ship known as the Henrietta Marie. It’s Black History Month and […]

Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Charismatic. Likeable. Funny. Talented. Smart. There are so many words that describe Chancellor Bennett, but one of our favorites might be humble AF. Okay, that’s three words, but you get our drift. Chance The Rapper has easily become one of Chicago’s best and brightest success stories. The 23-year-old is most known for vehemently denying record labels […]

tlcBlack History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

Most African-American men have to shave. And when they do, they might have Tristan Walker to thank. The financial trader turned entrepreneur is the founder of Bevel, which hopes to solve the irritation and razor bump problem that plagues many African-American shavers. Walker, 32, a Queens, N.Y. native, founded Walker and Company, one of the […]

Kamala Harris is #BlackGirlMagicpersonified. While most of were cringing at the results on November 8th 2016, the state of California gave us a glimmer of hope after naming Harris, its Attorney General, as only the second black woman to be elected to the U.S. Senate. But this isn’t her first time making history in politics. She was also […]

Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

Rihanna is paying homage to Amelia Earhart in a new bomb-ass Harper's Bazaar photo shoot for Black History Month.