Black history

It’s always great (and reassuring) to see young people tribute icons and legends, especially in the Black community. Similar to the Because Of Them, We…

Most of us use Wikipedia whenever we need our memories refreshed or some quick information on various people and topics. So much can be discovered while you’re…

Three teachers at the Washington, D.C., public charter school Howard University Middle School of Math and Science were reportedly fired for teaching Black history lessons to their…

It is difficult to watch the events transpiring in Ferguson, Missouri without experiencing a sense of déjà vu. And while many of the youth depicted…

Beloved singer, entertainer, and songwriter Michael Jackson and his unfortunate passing in June of 2009 shocked the globe, with fans across various nations still mourning…

Ricki Stevenson, founder of Black Paris Tours joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss black history in one of the most popular cities in…

Betty Shabazz (pictured), the widow of famed civil rights icon Malcolm X, died on this day in 1997 at the age of 61. Her death…

Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day or Emancipation Day, is a holiday of notable significance for many African Americans. June 19, 1865, highlights the abolition…

Oliver Cromwell, a Black soldier who was possibly of mixed heritage that fought in the American Revolutionary War, was honorably discharged and given a Badge…

WHAT THE HELL IS ‘HOOD DISEASE’? Here’s what isn’t helpful when it comes to diagnosing a very serious health concern in the Black community: calling…

Nina Simone (pictured) is one of American music’s most-celebrated figures as well as a legendary icon of artistic expression and empowerment. Known as the “High Priestess…