Todays Black History Fact is about Eartha Kitt. She was the original singer of the Christmas hit “Santa Baby” and was the first Black Catwoman in the Batman and Robin series in the 1960s. Eartha also played in Boomerang as Lady Eloise, Madame Zeroni in Holes and the voice of Yzma in The Emperor’s New Groove which won her […]Read More Black History Fact: Eartha Kitt
It’s thats time of year again where black people get recognized only for one month. Now, there is Juneteenth that should give recognize worldwide by other races other than black people but that’s a different story. I will be giving out a black History Fact a 2-3 days a week for the following month so […]Read More Black History Month is Here!!
Many black women wear the head wraps that get in touch with their ancestry and African Roots. Some just wear it for the fashion and when they don’t feel like doing their hair—I’m guilty of that!!! SO here’s some history: It originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, which is South Africa. The white race imposed the wearing of wraps as […]Read More Why Do We Wear The African Head Wrap?
I know I’m extremely late about this topic but I still feel the need to talk about it. The day that Birth of a Nation came out, I went and saw it. I just want to point out a few things that I saw. First off, I like that the movie starts off with Nat […]Read More Birth of a Nation Compared to Modern Day
BIG history was announced today. According to CNN, U.S Treasurer Jack Lew confirmed that Harriet Tubman will be the new face on the FRONT of the 20 dollar bill. She is the first African American to be on any currency, and to add to that, she’s a woman as well. Former President Andrew Jackson […]Read More Harriet Tubman: New Face on the $20 Bill
Last but not least, and I did save the best for last, fact 20 goes to the courageous Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Martin was born in Atlanta, Georgia as Michael Luther King Jr, later on he changed his name to Martin. He graduated high school at the young age of 15 and started attending […]Read More Fact 21 : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
The Black Panther Party was founded in 1966 in Oakland, California by Bobby Seale and Huey Newton. The group was made for self-defense to patrol and protect blacks neighborhoods from police brutality. Their inspiration of starting the group was Malcolm X, who embraced economic and social issues. Malcolm had such a revolutionary philosophical, militant stance […]Read More Fact 20: The Black Panther Party