Little Known Black History Facts

  Colorado’s Lu Vason, the creator of the Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo, passed last Sunday of a heart condition. Vason, a fixture in the Greater…

The Crenshaw House of Southern Illinois, better known as the “Old Slave House,” rests in Gallatin County and is the site of one of the…

Labor Day is a highly anticipated holiday across the nation, and a time where many working families take a day to relax and reflect. The…

In elementary school, where many of us are just hoping to make it to the next grade, Cortlan Wickliff had already drafted a plan for…

Harvard University just announced the launch of the Hutchins Center for African and African American Research. Within the new 15 million dollar center, there will…

Maude Ballou was the personal secretary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from 1955 to 1960. During that time, she saved personal notes and papers…

The 2013 NFL season kicks off on Sunday, September 8th. On this year’s star roster is a record number of black quarterbacks. For the first…

The Girl Scouts of America began as an all-white organization in Savannah, Ga., in 1912.  Five years later, in 1917, the troop introduced its first…

Edisto Island in South Carolina is home to two of the nation’s oldest slave cabins. Cabins found on the island date back to the 1850’s.…