History

It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

“I remember you was conflicted, misusing your influence..” Having a sense of patriotism to the country we call America can be fleeting. After all, as a…

  Lester Holt is making history with his promotion to permanent anchor for “NBC Nightly News.” The 56-year-old is the first African-American to serve as main anchor of a weekday evening newscast. Andrew Lack, Chairman of NBC News and MSNBC made the announcement yesterday. Holt has been a television news reporter for 34 years. He […]

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV — tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015 In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,”…

The O.J. Simpson trial was definitely one for the history books. Many say that trial and it’s outcome had a major impact on the country. Do you remember where you were when you found out O.J. was found not guilty? Many people can tell you exactly where they were and what they were doing. That’s […]

Memorial Day has long been known as a holiday to celebrate and honor America’s soldiers. It’s also the holiday that officially kicks off summer, which…

There are milestone moments that define the growth and development of any industry. Listed below are those game changing moments — and people — that…

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative…

When you take a trip to the far north part of Manhattan and visit what had once been the Audobon Ballroom — now redesigned and renamed the…

President Barack Obama issued a proclamation on African American History Month earlier this week. Here’s a part of his proclamation: For generations, the story of American progress has been shaped by the inextinguishable beliefs that change is always possible and a brighter future lies ahead. With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors — some […]

The body of an Egyptian woman, who died more than 3,000 years ago, was discovered recently. On her head were about 70 or so hair…

  One of the most popular and influential gospel groups of the 20th century, the Soul Stirrers were pioneers in the development of the quartet…