Black history

With the haters that Cam Newton‘s has had to deal with all season, this Superbowl is sure to be a big deal for all of us…

Day 3 of Black History Facts… As a child one of the first things you learn during Black History Month is that Garrett Morgan invented the street light. He was the first to apply for and to be awarded a U.S. patent for the traffic signal. However, he didn’t stop there. According to the African […]

Black women aren’t stuck in the roles of yesteryear. Over time, they’ve graced screens – both big and small – playing versatile, relatable, and touching roles that help inspire #BlackGirlMagic all over the world.

From Serena and Venus Williams taking over the tennis world, to Usain Bolt’s Olympic wins, there’s plenty of inspiration for the next generation of sports leaders.

Despite its history, the area simply looks like a lot with masses of stones and a few scattered signs referencing the significance of the slave site.

A new sweatshirt collection depicts a world where "higher education celebrates Black voices and histories."

CNN anchor Don Lemon, who has criticized Black Lives Matter and other activists for standing up for their rights, told The New York Times in a recent interview that if he weren’t a journalist, he would be a writer like James Baldwin, or an activist like Malcolm X. “I’d probably be a writer like James […]

https://twitter.com/MegPace/status/646349650790891520 The NAACP chapter in Jefferson County, Ala. is arguing that a mural depicting slaves picking cotton while a White overseer watches should be removed from the county courthouse, Think Progress reports. The mural, made to represent the “Old South,” was installed at the entrance of the building in 1934; a time when Black people were […]

Frank Peterson, the U.S. Marines' first Black pilot, has died at age 83. Petersen joined the U.S. Navy in 1950 as a seaman apprentice

https://instagram.com/p/6vtpwTIg8m/ A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty — a graduate of the College of Charleston — has long been recognized for her dedication to developing young people into professionals. Now, the young woman is solidifying her place […]

Copeland has long spoken out about her goals to make it as a principal dancer for the company.