black history month

Founders: What Was the Undergroud Railroad?
I find it very disturbing that most of today's youth have no idea what the Underground Railroad was. Most of today's youth have no clue of Black History either. To make matters worse, we had a Real Housewife of Atlanta, whose grandfather was apart of the Civil Rights movement, think the Un…
Today In Black History 2.28
1984 - Musician and entertainer Michael Jackson wins eight Grammy Awards. His album, "Thriller", broke all sales records to-date, and remains one of the top-grossing albums of all time.
Michael Joseph Jackson (August 29, 1958 – June 25, 2009) was an American recording artist, …
Today In Black History 2.25
1998 - R. Kelly's hit single "I Believe I Can Fly" win Best Male R&B Vocal, Best Song Written for TV or a Movie and Best R&B Song Grammy Awards. I Believe I Can Fly" is a 1996 song by R&B singer R. Kelly. The song was written, produced and…
Today In Black History 2.24
1864: Rebecca Lee Crumpler becomes the first black woman to receive an M.D. degree. She graduated from the New England Female Medical College. Rebecca Lee Crumpler was born in 1833. She worked from 1852-1860 as a nurse in Massachusetts. Her publication of A Book of Medical Discourses in 1883 was one…
Today In Black History 2.23
1965 - Constance Baker Motley elected Manhattan Borough president, the highest elective office held by a Black woman in a major American city.
Constance Baker Motley (September 14, 1921 – September 28, 2005) was an African American civil rights activist, lawyer, judge, state senator, and Presid…

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