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.
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.
Even though Trump has decided Black History Month is no more and this month is only to celebrate African Americans; I still think it is important to celebrate Black people as a whole. Afro-Latinx, Afro-Asian, Africans… all Black people should be celebrated! Today, we choose to celebrate the Black samurai, Yasuke.
Carla Hayden became the first woman sworn in to take top ranks in the Library of Congress. She is now officially confirmed as the librarian of Congress, the second largest library in the world. The Library of Congress holds 183 million items and 838 miles of bookshelves. Carla Hayden is one of only 14 people […]