Fact 2: First Black College

According to jhbe.com, on April 29, 1854 The Ashmun Institute in Oxford, Pennsylvania was the First Black college for black men, where you could earn a degree. Even though Cheyney University may have been a college established for African Americans in 1837, they weren't a degree-granting institute. Ashmun created theological, classical and scientific training to … Continue reading Fact 2: First Black College

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Black History Month: Fact 1

With Black History Month being here, it's only right to pay homage to the dedicated month to African Americans who've changed history; even though we shouldn't only celebrate for just one month, this month is specifically for us folks. Sooo I will be posting facts all month long, so here goes: FACT 1: Carter G Woodson, known … Continue reading Black History Month: Fact 1

#OscarsWhiteout Nominations 2016

  The list of Oscar Nominations came out yesterday and as person could notice, there was something missing from the categories---black actors/actresses. I understand that the year 2015 wasn't a big year for us, Blacks people to star in a lot of movies. A few movies that came out last year starring Black people were: … Continue reading #OscarsWhiteout Nominations 2016

Golden Globe Awards: My favorite highlights

The Golden Globes were alright to me...just alright.The highlight of the night for me, other than Denzel Washington winning the Cecile B. Millie Award, was one of my favorite actresses winning the award for Best Actress in A Drama Television Series--Taraji P Henson. I just LOVE this lady. This was her first Golden Globe win … Continue reading Golden Globe Awards: My favorite highlights

Me’Nonca Johnson: Independent Public Relations Consultant

The year 2015 was a year of young adults being their own boss, from starting online boutique stores, to creating their own brand of clothing--BUT then there is Me'Nonca Johnson, or "MJ". She is different from that typical line of entrepreneurship, she is an independent Public Relations Consultant.   With MJ's self-sufficient attitude, she's managed … Continue reading Me’Nonca Johnson: Independent Public Relations Consultant