Let the struggles of those before us be a lesson for us all. The lack of a SAY SO creates inequalities far worse than what we face today, the lack of a SAY SO creates an environment that makes it harder to foster significant change and progression, the lack of a SAY SO is a “has been, been there” situation that we will never go back to. Exercise your right to have a “Say SO” and #GOVOTE!! … More 3 Reasons You Must GO VOTE!!
So recently musical artist Beyoncé stirred up some controversy with her performance during the half time show at the Super Bowl a couple of weeks ago. She and her dancers unapologetically represented the Black Panther Party and the Black Power Movement. Dressed in the iconic leather attire, black beret and sporting Afros, which are renowned … More The Black Panther Party: Empowerment to the People Yesterday, Today and Forever.
One of the reasons that Carter G. Woodson created Negro History week (later called Black History Month) was because of the lack of representation of African American contributions in American history. Not only were African American’s contributions misrepresented, but they were also overlooked. So today I will discuss one of significant contributions of African … More Freedom first, Education next: The role of former slaves in the development of public education in the South
The Man Behind Black History: Dr. Carter G. Woodson February 1st marks the start of a very significant time of year… Black History Month. Black History Month is celebrated annually and is a time in which we acknowledge the achievements, contributions, and the history of African Americans. Black History has been recognized annually since the year … More The Man Behind Black History: Dr. Carter G. Woodson
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This year marks the 50th year anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. YES just 50 years ago many people, some of which are still living today, faced blatant racism, discrimination, brutality, terrorization, and even murder because of the color of their skin. ONLY 50 years have passed… no…
This year marks the 50th year anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. YES just 50 years ago many people, some of which are still living today, faced blatant racism, discrimination, brutality, terrorization, and even murder because of the color of their skin. ONLY 50 years have passed… no wonder the issues of race relations are … More 50 years isn’t long enough…
This blog is dedicated to those that adore history as much as I do. To those that seek the “history lesson” of life on a daily basis, this blog is for you! Live. Laugh. Love history!! Much love!