Black History Month

The Oscar-nominated film “Hidden Figures” about the untold story of the black women mathematicians who worked at NASA during the space race will screen for free in select U.S. cities in celebration of Black History Month. AMC Theaters and 21st Century Fox said Tuesday that screenings will take place on Feb. 18 at 10 a.m. […]

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

In light of Black History Month, spread the positive presence of black people. Watch the video below of 10 characters from the bible who many people don’t realize were black:   via: AtlantaBlackStar

Most African-American men have to shave. And when they do, they might have Tristan Walker to thank. The financial trader turned entrepreneur is the founder of Bevel, which hopes to solve the irritation and razor bump problem that plagues many African-American shavers. Walker, 32, a Queens, N.Y. native, founded Walker and Company, one of the […]

FREDERICKSBURG, VA – On the road for eight days — part of a national tour for my new book, Shackles From The Deep – and I’m talking to hundreds of grade-school students about the African slave trade, underwater exploration and a 17th century slave ship known as the Henrietta Marie. It’s Black History Month and […]

Tamika D. Mallory entered the social justice arena in a heartbreaking way. She has firsthand experience with the scourge of gun violence. The New York City native, now 36, lost her son’s father, Jason Ryans, to gun violence. Her son was a toddler at the time. That and the fact that her parents were founding […]

Black History Month originated in 1926, founded by Carter G. Woodson and was created to celebrate achievements, births, important timelines, events and to remember those we lost.

While Shonda Rhimes has put the world on notice that Black women can run successful TV franchises, women in television’s executive suite ranks have been few and far between with Black women fewer and farther between than anyone else. Channing Dungey’s appointment to the head of ABC Networks is one of the glass-ceiling breaking kind […]

  Be sure to catch TVOne’s Roland Martin Thursday February 2nd at Zion Baptist Church for a black history community lecture.  The event is free and open to the public.  Martin will talk about ‘the importance and impact of leveraging the Black vote to elect public officials who support the issues of the Black Community.’ […]

SAM FALK/THE NEW YORK TIMES 1964: “Princeton’s two elementary schools were integrated 16 years ago,” The Times reported. “Thus began a three-act racial drama —…