Black history

I’ve spent my entire career as a civil rights activist and anti-violence advocate. I hear from folks all over the country about how fed-up they…

Hip-Hop pioneer MC Lyte understands the responsibility of being a legend. She kicked open the door for women in Hip-Hop when the genre was still…

Skip to 15:58 mark Last night on “Jeopardy” (College Edition), one of the categories was “African-American History” and none of the three students picked said…

You may not know Chaka Fattah but you should. Fattah has helped more than 25 million individuals through programs and initiatives he has created since…

Rosa Lee Ingram, a sharecropper and widowed Mother of four boys, was the center of one of the most-explosive capital punishment cases in history. On…

The men and women who serve on the front lines as firefighters, rescuing citizens in harm’s way, should be saluted daily for their bravery. In one of…

President Barack Obama (pictured) is nearing the end of his fifth year in office, and sadly, many Americans are dwelling on the disappointments rather than…

Across the nation, January 20th signifies the federal holiday celebrated in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.‘s birthday. It also marks the day when…

Even though the birthday of iconic civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who would have been 85 years old, is on January 15th,…

Albert C. Richardson of South Frankfort, Mich., was a prolific inventor, creating useful tools and inventions at the tail end of the 19th century that…

  When I first heard about Darrell Wallace Jr. being the first Black man in fifty years to win a NASCAR series race, my first…