Monday, August 8, 2022
March 12: “Grazing in the Grass”,1968
March 12, 2022
"Grazing in the Grass", a song that was inducted into The Grammy Hall of Fame was recorded by Hugh Masekela, 1968 ... read more »
March 11: A Raisin in the Sun, 1959
March 11, 2022
A Raisin in the sun, the first Broadway play produced by an African American woman debuted, 1959. ... read more »
March 10: Harriet Tubman Passes Away at the Age of 93, 1913
March 10, 2022
After letting those around her know, "I go to prepare a place for you," Harriet Tubman passed away at the age of 93, in 1913. ... read more »
March 9: “Bella Dear the Engineer”, 2018
March 9, 2022
STEM activist and author, Billye Boddie, published "Bella Dear the Engineer" to excite girls about STEM careers, 2018. ... read more »
March 8: Henry Marsh III, 1977
March 8, 2022
Activist and lawyer, Henry Marsh III, became the first African American mayor of Richmond, VA, 1977. ... read more »
March 7: Black College Anthem, 2021
March 7, 2022
Rapper Griot B's song, "HBCU There", aka the Black College Anthem, was featured during the 70th NBA All-Star Game halftime show, 2021 ... read more »
March 6: “A Change is Gonna Come”, 2007
March 6, 2022
The Library of Congress selected, "A Change is Gonna Come," to the National Recording Registry, 2007 ... read more »
March 5: Wiley G. Overton, 1911
March 5, 2022
Wiley G. Overton was sworn in as Brooklyn PD's first African American officer, 1911 ... read more »
March 3: Margaret Bonds, 1913
March 3, 2022
Margaret Bonds, one of the first famous composers and pianists, was born in Chicago, IL, 1913. ... read more »
June 8: In an effort to show his fitness for duty Col. Charles Young set out on a 497 mile trip via horseback from Wilberforce, OH to D.C., 1918
June 8, 2021
June 8: In an effort to show his fitness for duty Col. Charles Young set out on a 497 mile trip via horseback from Wilberforce, OH to D.C., 1918 ... read more »
NAACP President Discusses Biden Administration Appointees and the Impact of COVID Black Americans
June 3, 2021
The NAACP's mission is that everyone receives the facts they need to make the best decisions for their families and communities while the fight against the pandemic goes forward, said NAACP president Derrick Johnson. Johnson appeared for a live interview with the National Newspaper Publishers Association's morning news program, "Let It Be Known." ... read more »
Faith, Family, Facts – Not Fear
March 19, 2020
Wendy's Window ... read more »
In Defense of Fair Investigative Journalism
October 31, 2019
A recent Daily Beast article written by Sil Lai Abrams is the latest example that in the age of social media, factchecking and accuracy are no longer criteria to getting a story published. ... read more »
FACT CHECK: Trump off on black homeownership, trade
December 15, 2017
In his Alabama-ish rally, President Donald Trump falsely stated that black homeownership has hit a record high under his stewardship and made the dubious claim that he set Canada’s prime minister straight on the state of trade between the two countries. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (October 22)
October 23, 2015
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