The U.S. Department of Education misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name on Twitter while trying to pay homage to the civil rights leader.
We will finally see Cynthia Erivo on the big screen, as the British talent will play Harriet Tubman in a new biopic.
FREDERICKSBURG, VA – On the road for eight days — part of a national tour for my new book, Shackles From The Deep – and I’m talking to hundreds of grade-school students about the African slave trade, underwater exploration and a 17th century slave ship known as the Henrietta Marie. It’s Black History Month and […]
The image of a young Ruby Bridges entering the all-white William Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans made her an icon of the burgeoning civil rights movement. What many don’t know is that later in life, Bridges became an activist after an unfortunate twist of fate led her back to the school that transformed her […]
The overwhelming success of the film Hidden Figures, starring Taraji P. Henson, highlighted three African-American women who were instrumental in propelling the U.S. space program. The state of Arkansas has a hidden figure of its own in Raye Montague, who is the first person to design a U.S. Navy ship using a computer. Montague was […]
Bessie Coleman wanted to fly, and she wouldn’t take no for an answer. As the first African American woman with a pilot’s license, she proved her skill as a stunt pilot.
Oscar Holmes broke three color barriers in his lifetime, although he never set out to become a pioneer. Holmes was not only the first Black air traffic controller, he was also the U.S. Navy’s first Black commissioned officer and the military branch’s first Black pilot. Holmes was born January 31, 1916 in Dunbar. W. Va. […]
San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich recently said America committed a "national sin" against African Americans, adding that the country has a long way to go in achieving racial equality and awareness under President Donald Trump.
Let's start Black History Month off right by acknowledging this groundbreaking woman and her work.
NASCAR Media Group’s docudrama about the first African American to win in NASCAR. The Carolina Vintage Stock Car Racing Association appeared in the film.
Members of the 333rd Field Army Battalion were honored posthumously by the U.S. government.
FOX News has decided not to renew Stacey Dash’s contributor contract.