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Jamaal Brown
Black Inspirations of 2019
December 26, 2019
These Black men and women, through their passions, gave the community inspiration ... read more / view gallery »
Black365 releases Black History Cards
September 6, 2019
A recent study conducted by the Pew Research Center indicates that high school dropout rates for African Americans are declining; however, the African American dropout rate is still extremely high in comparison to other racial groups. One theory on why the African American dropout rate remains high is the problem of implicit bias. A recent Los Angeles Times article revealed that some educators, despite race, view African American students through a biased lens. This results in lowered expectations and lower academic performance. These lowered expectations occur as a result of educators and student not being informed about the significant accomplishments that African Americans have made around the globe. Some educators have a diminished view of students' potential. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: An enslaved African named Caesar was released in exchange for his cure for poison and rattlesnake bites in S. Carolina, 1750
May 9, 2019
5/9: An enslaved African named Caesar was released in exchange for his cure for poison and rattlesnake bites in S. Carolina, 1750 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
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Black 365 Calendar and Knowledge Bowl Continues to Expand
April 25, 2019
When Jamaal Brown, creator of the Black 365 Calendar and Knowledge Bowl was a kid in Palmdale, California, his aspirations were less than lofty. For a class assignment that had prompted him to think about his future career choices, it was a no brainer: either an athlete, a drug dealer, entertainer or a gang member. There were two things wrong with his list, he said. ... read more »
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