FEATURED BLACK HISTORY MONTH NEWS
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The New Journey Political Action Committee Tuesday demanded that an exhibit to Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas be established at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC.
Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday. “Lady Sings the Blues” already existed after all. The 1972 film with Diana Ross and Billy Dee Williams showed him Black romance and a Harlem like he’d never seen on screen before. It was the film that made him want to be a director.
Gil Scott-Heron (1949-2011) was a New York City poet, activist, musician, social critic and spoken-word performer whose songs in the ‘70s helped lay the foundation for rap music.
CHICAGO (AP) — Several historically Black colleges and universities will receive more than $650,000 in grants to preserve their campuses as part of a new initiative announced Tuesday.
The late Marsha P. Johnson is celebrated today as a veteran of the Stonewall Inn protests, a pioneering transgender activist and a pivotal figure in the gay liberation movement. Monuments to her life are planned in New York City and her hometown of Elizabeth, New Jersey.
(Meredith) -- There is no doubt that the past year -- maybe longer -- has been been tough on so many people. Many, particularly in the Black community, who are struggling with stress, depression or relationship issues never reach out for help.
Jane Bolin made history over and over.