Black History Month

Rosa Parks Biography

By Brendan Bense / July 2, 2018 / Comments Off on Rosa Parks Biography

Rosa Parks Biography Rosa Parks: Activist Rosa was born to a teacher and carpenter in Tuskegee, Alabama, in 1913. Though the Civil War had long…

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Ella Fitzgerald Biography: The Queen of Jazz

By Brendan Bense / June 26, 2018 / Comments Off on Ella Fitzgerald Biography: The Queen of Jazz

Ella Fitzgerald Biography: The Queen of Jazz Beginnings Ella began an unforgiving life as soon as she moved with her step-dad to world-famous Harlem, New…

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Malcolm X: Ballot or Bullet

By Brendan Bense / May 3, 2018 / Comments Off on Malcolm X: Ballot or Bullet

Malcolm X: Ballot or Bullet “You can’t separate peace from freedom because no one can be at peace unless he has his freedom.” Beginnings Malcolm…

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Octavius Valentine Catto

By Kevin Ramirez / February 28, 2018 / Comments Off on Octavius Valentine Catto

The History Of Octavius Valentine Catto Octavius Valentine Catto, an influential African-American leader in Philadelphia, worked tirelessly to help the U.S. realize its founding democratic…

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Hank Aaron – Baseball Immortal

By Kevin Ramirez / February 23, 2018 / Comments Off on Hank Aaron – Baseball Immortal

Hank Aaron – A Baseball Legend Background Born in Mobile, Alabama, Hank Aaron joined the Negro Leagues to become one of America’s most prominent baseball…

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Martin Luther King Monument

By Kevin Ramirez / February 23, 2018 / Comments Off on Martin Luther King Monument

The Martin Luther King Monument Who Was He? Early Life Martin Luther King, Jr. was born as Michael Luther King in Atlanta, Georgia on January…

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Madam CJ Walker

By Kevin Ramirez / February 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Madam CJ Walker

The First Self-Made Female Millionaire Madam CJ Walker Early Life Of Sarah Breedlove Born as Sarah Breedlove, she became known as Madam CJ Walker when…

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Bessie Coleman

By Kevin Ramirez / February 16, 2018 / Comments Off on Bessie Coleman

The First Female African-American Pilot Bessie Coleman Bessie Coleman’s Early Life Bessie Coleman was one of 13 children, with parents who were both illiterate sharecroppers.…

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Top 5 Influentials Celebrated in Black History Month

By Kevin Ramirez / February 5, 2018 / Comments Off on Top 5 Influentials Celebrated in Black History Month

Top 5 Influentials Celebrated For Black History Month What Is Black History Month And Why Do We Celebrate It? Black History Month honors the way…

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The Tuskegee Red-Tail Angels

By Kevin Ramirez / February 2, 2018 / Comments Off on The Tuskegee Red-Tail Angels

The Tuskegee Red-Tail Angels For African-Americans, There Were Two Wars: The War Overseas and the War at Home Fight For Their Right to Serve Tuskegee…

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