Jamesetta Hawkins was born in 1938 in Los Angeles to a teen mother. James’ childhood wasn’t perfect as she was raised by foster parents, but she received vocal training early and became a gospel prodigy.
To learn more go to www.gilead.com Black History Month is a time for the community to come together to talk about health, specifically the HIV epidemic that is still raging throughout the Black community. Historically, there are glaring disparities in how Black and white patients are diagnosed, treated, and respected. There are also […]
WE OWE YOU ONE, MARIAN Marian R. Croak – Developer of VoIP – Ability to make calls on a digital device. The reason you can still make a call over wifi when you didn’t pay your phone bill! Ever wondered how we went from using a house phone, then stopping at a pay phone while […]
The late Gordon Parks was a self-taught artist who went on to break several barriers while also capturing some of the most stirring images of Black America.
Black History NOW Celebrates the paths paved by those who broke the mold in areas of film, sports, science, art and business. Today, we celebrate The Fearless of Fashion: These icons of the runway made history - in living color.
Black History Month is a time for many things. It’s a time of reflection. A time of celebration. It’s also a time when we can collectively bask in appreciation for all the fine, inventive, and necessary contributions that our culture has gifted the world. It’s pretty amazing that you’d be hard-pressed to walk a city […]
He was the founding Dean of the law school at Howard University and helped create the department and was the first President of what is now Virginia State University and historically Black College.
The people gave some rather hilarious answers to some of D.L.'s questions and some you have to see and hear to believe.
Black History NOW Celebrates the paths paved by those who broke the mold in areas of film, sports, science, art and business. Today, we celebrate Titans of Sports: These icons of athleticism brought broke barriers and proved - while the world looked on - that passion, perseverance and dedication knows no color.
Today we honor Carter G Woodson. He was born in 1875. He was an American historian, author, journalist and founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.