Black History Month
Dyymond Whipper-Young is an example that Black history doesn’t only exist in history books. It’s happening locally around us every day! Related: Don Scott, Creator of DNTN Fashion Brand Shares How He Turned His Passion Into A Business The Philly artist and Temple Alum recently set a new record for the world’s largest drawing by an […]
If it’s one thing for certain, Tasties Soul Food restaurant owner, Barbara Devan, sure knows how to run a successful business. Related: Black-Owned Sundays: Owner of Black & Mobile Shares How He & His Brother Started The First Black Food Delivery App Only 34 years old, the Southwest Philly food mogul already owns three restaurants, […]
We sat down with Oshunbumi Fernandez – West for our LOCAL HISTORY MAKERS series for Black History Month, where we talk to people contributing today to make a better tomorrow! We talk Odunde Festival, her inspirations, and what Black History Month means to her! Learn More About Oshunbumi Fernandez – West Celebration, Passion and […]
Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]
Rihanna is paying homage to Amelia Earhart in a new bomb-ass Harper's Bazaar photo shoot for Black History Month.
Let's start Black History Month off right by acknowledging this groundbreaking woman and her work.
Sunday February 21, 2016 marked another first just in time for Black History Month. Eleven-time Grammy nominee Jazmine Sullivan is now the first African American R&B artist to sing the National Anthem at a National Hockey League game. Sullivan brought the crowd to a thunderous cheer when she effortlessly belted out the Star-Spangled Banner at […]
Hollywood is no stranger to getting it wrong when it comes to Black History. From fantasy films to revenge slave dramas, time and again,Hollywood has really tried it. They’ve even re-written African history and removed us from it. When it seems they’ve had the best intentions, some of these films have fallen completely flat. And even when […]
With a shimmy and a shake, 106-year-old Virginia McLaurin opened her arms wide and gave the Leader of the Free World, a Black man, a huge hug.
Stanley Nelson’s critically-acclaimed documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution aired on PBS last night and quickly became the number one trending topic on Twitter. While the film wasn’t without its controversy, much like its subject matter, it was a powerful chronicle of the Party’s enduring, often misunderstood legacy. It’s impossible to break down an entire […]
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