NASA has named a spacecraft after Maj. Robert H. Lawrence Jr. who was the first Black astronaut.
Harlem’s Schomburg Center has opened Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis’ archives to the public.
In the nearly 40 years since his untimely death, Bob Marley still remains the most popular figure in reggae music.
Here are five examples of prominent African Americans who are making Black history by continuously breaking barriers.
Here are five modern-day voting rights heroes everyone should know.
Statistics show that Black folks are among the most giving people in the country, and have been for a long…
Students speak out.
The former home of Atlanta’s first Black mayor Maynard Jackson will be transformed into affordable housing.
The timing of Kobe Bryant's death was not insignificant as it came about one week before Black History Month, during…
Talladega College opened a new museum that will house Amistad paintings worth $50 million.
Award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson will be honored at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival.
There are five issues of criminal justice reform that have long needed attention.
Zora Neale Hurston, the writer, folklorist, anthropologist and one of the most outstanding authors that emerged from the Harlem Renaissance,…
An apparent press release promoting a Black History Month event featuring Gina Rodriguez, an actress who has been labeled anti-Black,…
A new museum memorializing the legacy of abolitionist Harriet Tubman is coming to New Jersey.
A new monument will honor the legacy of a historic Black community that was displaced due to the creation of…
Queen Latifah will be honored by Harvard University.
Paying attention to the past.
The legacy of the activist still lives on.
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