Black History Month

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In honor of February being Black History Month, one mom went above and beyond to teach her 5-year-old daughter about the importance of black women throughout history in very a unique way.  Cristi Smith-Jones dressed up her daughter Lola, each day this month, to recreate photos of iconic black women. Smith-Jones posted the photos to her […]

Erica Campbell and GRIFF talk about their contribution to black history.

GETTY IMAGE: Dr. Mattie Moss Clark, the pioneering mother of GRAMMY® winners, The Clark Sisters, is receiving some much-deserved recognition from her granddaughter during Black History Month. Gospel singer Kierra Sheard has written an open letter to the legendary matriarch whom she rightly refers to as “a black history legend.” “I wish you were here […]

Black History Month is officially upon us and Google has kicked it off like they do each year—with a special Google Doodle. This time the tech giant put the spotlight on little-known, but groundbreaking artist Edmonia Lewis. The Doodle depicts Lewis sculpting one of her most famous works, The Death of Cleopatra, which is currently on display […]

@kwellscomm  @PraiseIndy PraiseIndy.com News  — Good day to you on this first day of Black History Month…see a black history nugget below in sports. Job growth and ending a food desert is what’s on the menu to feed the Avondale Meadows neighborhood as a Sav-A-Lot grocery store is set to open on Thursday, according to WTHR-TV. […]

ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith has landed himself in hot water again for his views on race.

Stacey Dash made appearance at the Oscars last night, and it was definitely the most awkward and confusing moment of the night.  Last month Dash spoke with FOX News about her thoughts on the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, and ended up creating controversy herself when she said there shouldn’t be a Black History Month. Host Chris Rock dedicated most of his […]

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106-year-old Virginia McLaurin  fulfilled one of her dreams when she got to visit the White House yesterday.  She was so excited to meet the President and First Lady, she danced her way to greet them. McLaurin stated, “I thought I would never live to get in the White House.”  She continued,  “I am so happy!  A […]

Don’t let Diane Nash’s small role in the film "Selma" fool you. She was a crucial figure in the Freedom Rides, the lunch counter sit-ins, protests for Blacks’ voting rights and the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1965.