Black Music Month

61 years ago, 69 Black children, ages 13-17 were locked in a school left to burn alive. March 5, 1959, The Negro Boys Industrial School in Wrightsville, Arkansas was locked from the outside and intentionally set on fire with little black boys fighting for their life.

Did you know Jesse Owens is the first black athlete to be featured on the iconic Wheaties Box?

https://youtu.be/JzFqNKDdlKg In April of 1947, the Brooklyn Dodgers called up Jackie Robinson, making the first African-American man to play in a Major League Baseball game. Robinson went on to play ten years in the majors, becoming a six-time all-star, winning the National League Most Valuable Player in 1949 and was a part of the 1955 […]

The Universoul Circus is known as the coolest show on earth! Millions of people from all over the world have enjoyed thousands of shows over the years and the fun continues.

Charlotte E. Ray Was The First Black Woman Lawyer In The United States

From Dianne Durham to Simone Biles, here's a brief history of Black women in Gymnastics

On this Valentine's Day, take a look back in time at Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King's incredible love story through a love letter he wrote her in the summer of 1952, a year before they were married.

Mark Clark’s sister remembers her brother and Fred Hampton were killed.

"Lift Every Every Voice And Sing," a poem written by James Weldon Johnson - often dubbed "The Black National Anthem" - was first performed on Feb. 12, 1900. Here's what you need to know about it.

Meet Dr. Daniel Hale Williams: Black Doctor Who Performed The First (Successful) Open-Heart Surgery

Nelson Mandela was released from prison on Feb. 11, 1990, after he and other African National Congress leaders were sentenced to life for attempting to overthrow the South African government.

Learn how and why the first Black Barbie doll was created