I was so excited about this year's installment of Black History Month because of the positive momentum that Black folks were riding into February.
While the evening certainly didn't produce any resolutions for the plight of Black people in America, it did produce some of the most ridiculous images of those who appear to very securely fixed in their sunken places.
A new Black history textbook offers a gateway to connecting history to daily life beyond the 28 days in February.
Ben Carson and Sen. Tim Scott can't even say their president is racist and they are considered for a Black History Month event?
UNCF and Disney are partnering.
As the saying goes, you don’t know where you’re going if you don’t know where you come from. And for many Black people, especially during Black History Month, those words prove to be so true when presented with some related trivia. Kazeem Famuyide, a 30-year-old sports journalist from New York City, likely represents a good […]
Seeing is believing, and so it only makes sense that the imagery associated with certain successes can many times provide the inspiration to turn an idea into reality. Perhaps nowhere else is this more true than with African-Americans, who still have a ways to go but have managed to make great strides in having their […]
There may be nothing sweeter than success, but the road to achieving it should involve some ironic and unanticipated twists and turns that should seem like more like a detour than a shortcut. At least that’s how sports journalist Kazeem Famuyide explained his circuitous route to becoming a media professional. His words of wisdom? ”Fail […]
2018 is set to usher in a number of Black “firsts” that could make this year an important one for African-American accomplishments.
In honor of 'Black Panther,' we celebrate the women in the revolutionary organization.
We all know the story of Rosa Parks. Or we think we do. She was the ‘tired’ Alabama seamstress who sparked the Civil Rights Movement by refusing to give up her bus seat for a white man. She was arrested on December 1, 1955 and four days later one of the most successful boycotts of […]
There’s no denying how huge Black History Month was this year. In fact, the cosmos even treated us to the gift of a leap year, giving us one more day for celebration. While looking back on February, there were moments that shifted the conversation surrounding Black Pride among Hollywood, politics, and television. From Beyonce’s Black […]