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Many of us know slavery all too well, being that it is something that currently plagues our nation and has done so for the last four centuries. Many of our ancestors died due to the...

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We absolutely love Chance the Rapper, his selflessness and the little bit of inspiration that he sprinkles everywhere that he goes. Known as one of the youngest icons in the country and well on his...

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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 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 The Buffalo Soldiers were originally members of the U.S. 10th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army, and were formed on the day of September 21, 1866 in Forth Leavenworth, Kansas. This nickname...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Emmett Till was a young African-American teenager who’d made history after being killed by a group of white men, who were later acquitted, after a white woman lied and claimed that he’d...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Isaac Woodard was an African American World War II vet, who found himself being attacked just hours after he was honorably discharged from the United States Army on February 12, 1946. Woodard...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Slavery is a part of the African American history that still has yet to be forgotten. With many of us still living in that exact same mind frame, it’s difficult to forget...

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The Lena Baker Story (New Trailer)

September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

BY: NISHA THOMAS Lena Baker was an African American maid, who lived in Cuthbert, Georgia and was wrongfully convicted of Capital Murder of her white employer, Ernest Knight. She was sadly executed by the state...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Henry Louis has been able to give us all one of the most profound lessons on black history and with his knowledge on blacks and what we have been through, he is...

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