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BY: NISHA THOMAS Tap dancing would be described as a theatrical art form that we are most familiar with in American Jazz dance. Originating from African dancers in the earlier years of America, people would articulate...

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Meet Althea Gibson: Every Black Girl’s Hero

February 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

BY: NISHA THOMAS Famous athlete Althea Gibson was the first African American tennis player and professional golfer, as well as the first black athlete to ever cross the color line in International tennis. Back in 1956,...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Minister Louis Farrakhan is an African American leader of the Muslim community, as well as the black community, and he is also well-known for his social commentary. The famous preacher and activist is the...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Mamie Smith was an African American singer, dancer, pianist and actress that could entertain you by just simply being herself. As a well-known vaudeville singer, she’d performed in multiple genres, including those...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Famous, iconic and historic entertainer Josephine Baker was a French vedette, singer, dancer and so much more, whose admirable career was focused primarily in Europe. She’d adopted France as her home and...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Richard Allen was a minister, educator, writer and one of America’s most effective and influential black leaders. Back in 1794 he’d founded the first African Methodist Episcopal Church, which is an independent...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Famous tennis player Arthur Ashe was a popular African American number one professional athlete, who’d won three Grand Slam titles. Check out his remarkable story in the video below and tell us what...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Lena Horne was one of the most beautiful talents of our time. A black entertainer who mastered the musical genre’s of jazz and pop music, she was also an amazing dancer, actress and...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS The talented and beautiful Eartha Kitt was an African American singer, actress, dancer, activist, voice actress and so much more, who is best known for her highly distinctive singing style and songs...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Eartha Kitt was an African American singer, actress, dancer, activist, voice actress, comedian and timeless beauty who was best known for her highly distinctive singing style and amazing acting skills to match....

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