We’ve been celebrating and recognizing the beauty of our black skin all month long! Now, as we conclude Black History Month 2023, we’ll take it back to day one with our brief yet fun, history of club and house music. From the onset of the early 80s until the late 2010s, the sound of […]
Mahalia Jackson was referred to as the “Queen of Gospel,” and her voice inspired countless vocalists in her genre and beyond. Today is her birthday.
Gale Sayers had a brief but extremely productive NFL career as both a halfback and return specialist. The “Kansas Comet” was born on May 30, 1943, and is the youngest inductee ever into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Earlier this month, in honor of Black History Month, we presented our favorite Lesser Known Black History Facts Everyone Should Know! We hope you enjoyed it, and more than that, we hope you’re ready for more! Every time February rolls around we get to hear about all of the great and fantastic inventions and ideas […]
Black History NOW Celebrates the paths paved by those who broke the mold in areas of film, sports, science, art and business. Today, we celebrate those with Big Screen Dreams: Facing or behind the camera, these visionaries shared the stories of our lives with the world.
Witherspoon had a passion for music and learned to play the trumpet and French horn. But perhaps his greatest gift to the world was that of laughter, as his film and television appearances continue to entertain those young and old to this day.
Black History Month, it’s important that we not only focus on the triumphs, history, and journeys of Black Americans but where the source of Black beauty came from. While Black History Month is a time celebrated in America, it’s important to always remember that our history is deeper than America. 1. Beyonce 2017 Grammy Gown […]
Black History NOW Celebrates the paths paved by those who broke the mold in areas of film, sports, science, art and business. Today, we celebrate those who dared to think Beyond The Stars: Dreamers who refused to let society - or our cosmos - limit their desire to face the final frontier.
Jamesetta Hawkins was born in 1938 in Los Angeles to a teen mother. James’ childhood wasn’t perfect as she was raised by foster parents, but she received vocal training early and became a gospel prodigy.
WE OWE YOU ONE, MARIAN Marian R. Croak – Developer of VoIP – Ability to make calls on a digital device. The reason you can still make a call over wifi when you didn’t pay your phone bill! Ever wondered how we went from using a house phone, then stopping at a pay phone while […]
The late Gordon Parks was a self-taught artist who went on to break several barriers while also capturing some of the most stirring images of Black America.