thurgood marshall

Thurgood Marshall was instrumental in ending legal segregation and became the first African-American justice of the Supreme Court. Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908, to January 24, 1993) in Baltimore, Maryland was an American lawyer who was appointed as an associate justice of the Supreme Court in 1967. He was the first African-American to hold the […]

Roger Wilkins, who articulated the Black struggle from elite circles, dies at age 85.

Innis, once known as a fiery Black Power nationalist shifted ideology in his later years to become a conservative Republican.

Historically Black Colleges are great institutions that have served as safe havens for our favorite actors, singers, and moguls (looking at you, Puff Daddy) where they have received the inspiration and education to dominate the stage, and our hearts. While everyone loves a good story about a celebrity and their HBCU experience, many of America’s politicians […]

     Is it a coincidence that two historic African American men were born on the same day? Today is the 106th birthday of Thurgood Marshall (left) who not only was the first African American Supreme Court Justice, but helped in the ruling of Brown v. Board of Education that made segregation illegal. And it is also the […]