Month April 2016

How African Americans Ended Up Supporting The Democratic Party

Did you know that most blacks were Republicans back in the day and not Democrats? It would not be until the 1960’s as part of the civil rights movement that blacks would overwhelming switch their affiliation to support the democratic party because of its support of civil rights movement. Click the link to learn more.

A Legend Honors A Legend: Stevie Wonder Reflects On Prince

Stevie Wonder shares in CNN interview how Prince influenced him. A legend honors a legend.

Prince Dead At 57

Recording artist and musician Prince dead at age 57.

Mahala Ashley Dickerson: Legal Trailblazer And Life Long Friend Of Rosa Parks

Mahala Ashley Dickerson was truly a trailblazer in the field of law. As the first black female to be elected to the bar in Alabama and Alaska, she forged a legal career that spanned nearly six decades. Click the link to learn more about this phenomenal woman.

W.E.B Dubois Quote

Upon receiving his PhD from Harvard, Dr Dubois, said, “I assure you the honor was Harvard’s”. He was the first black man to receive a PhD from Harvard.

MLK Statue With Donald Trump Slogan “Make America Great Again” At University Of South Florida Draws Outrage And Anger

An Instagram photo of an MLK Statue wearing a hat with Donald Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again” has many people angry. Click the link to learn more.

Charles L. Reason: 1st African American To Teach At A Predominately White College

In 1849 Charles Reason became the 1st African American to teach at a predominately white college. He taught, Greek, Latin, French and Math at New York Central College. Click the link to learn more.

Did You Know R & B Singer Chaka Khan Was A Former Member Of The Black Panther Party?

Many people are unaware that legendary R & B singer Chaka Khan, known for hits like, “Tell Me Something Good”, and “I’m Every Woman” was also a member of the Black Panther Party. Click the link to learn more.

The Man Behind Abigail Fisher & The University of Texas Court Case

Edward Blum is the architect behind Abigail Fisher’s law suit against the University of Texas (Austin). And he’s positioning other court cases to dismantle civil rights advancements. Click the link to learn more

Remembering The Incomparable Maya Angelou: Gone To Soon

Today we pause to say happy birthday and rest in power to Maya Angelou! You will LOVE the video clip of Maya Angelou, reciting one of her original works. “The Mask” inspired by, Paul Laurence Dunbar.

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