Shout out to this Temple grad for making the contemporary microphone what it is today! Continue reading Black History: James West
I love seeing women in STEM (science, technology, engineering, & math)! Continue reading Black History: Marie Van Brittan Brown
Anyone that has played on a Playstation, Wii or Xbox needs to know who this man is! Continue reading Black History: Gerald A. Lawson
The inventor of the carbon filament for the light bulb. Continue reading Black History: Lewis Latimer
Did you know Dr. Angelo loved wearing Uggs?! Continue reading Black History: Little Known Facts Of Legendary Author & Poet Dr. Maya Angelou
There was a time when Rochester, N.Y. had it’s own “Black Wall Street” but it was known as the “Negro Business” or “Negro Business League” dating back to the 1920’s.
Gordon Parks was a self-taught photographer, writer, composer and filmmaker known for Shaft and The Learning Tree. Continue reading Black History: Gordon Parks
On Feb. 1, 1960, four black freshmen at North Carolina A&T State University, Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, Ezell Blair, Jr., and David Richmond, took seats at the segregated lunch counter of F. W. Woolworth’s in Greensboro, N.C. Continue reading Black History: The Greensboro Four
Today we celebrate, opera singer, Leontyne Price. Continue reading Black History: Leontyne Price
Today we are free to marry the individual we love regardless of sex or race for the most part under Federal law. However, there was a time when you could not marry outside your race and it was the law.