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This Day in History: January 20th

Alabama’s first black bank owner, William Reuben Pettiford, was born on January 20, 1847, in Granville County, North Carolina. Pettiford was also a minister...

This Day in History: January 18th

Daniel Hale Williams, the first doctor to perform heart surgery, was born on Jan. 18, 1856 in Hollidaysburg, Pa. After his father died when he...

This Day in History: January 17th

Lawyer, writer and wife of the 44th President of the United States, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama was born January 17, 1964, in Chicago, Illinois....

This Day in History: January 7th

On January 7, 1923, the all-Black town of Rosewood, Florida, was attacked and burned to the ground by a white mob. The massacre would last...

This Day in History: January 2nd

Esteemed African-American historian, John Hope Franklin, was born January 2, 1915, in Rentiesville, Oklahoma. Franklin is noted for highlighting the importance of the black...

This Day in History: January 1st

Shortly after the Battle of Antietam, former President Abraham Lincoln issued a preliminary decree to end slavery in confederate states on September 22, 1862....

This Day in History: December 19th

Carter G. Woodson said, “When you control a man’s thinking, you do not have to worry about his actions. You do not have to...

This Day in History: December 12th

Painter and visionary Minnie Evans was born on December 12, 1892, in Long Creek, North Carolina. Evans' work is unique because it stems from...

Favorite Five (Books)

I recently was asked on my radio show for book suggestions for young people. I like to start any book list with novels because...

This Day in History: December 3rd

The North Star, the antislavery newspaper established by Frederick Douglass, went into publication on December 3, 1847. Douglas started the newspaper using funds from his...

Favorite Five

This list of our Favorite Five includes the best socks in the history of feet and an item just in case those feet are...

This Day in History: December 1st

Trailblazing actor and comedian, Richard Pryor, was born on December 1, 1940, in Peoria, Illinois. His comedy routine drew on many issues of the...

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It’s Time for the NFL to be Honest with Antonio Brown

On Thursday, Bruce Arians, the coach for NFL team, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, shut down the possibility of Wide Receiver, Antonio Brown, following Tom Brady...

Mali Opposition Leader Soumaila Cisse Kidnapped

Mali opposition leader Soumaila Cisse has been kidnapped and is being been held hostage days before an election. Cisse, along with six members of his...

Does Cuba Have a Cure for Coronavirus?

Cuba may have found a cure for COVID-19. On March 2, the island instituted the Novel Coronavirus Plan for Prevention and Control, which regulates...

Scarface Recovering From COVID-19

Houston rap icon Brad Jordan aka Scarface is recovering from what he called "an experience worst than death." He has tested positive...

Prevention Proves Better than the Cure as Malawi Declares Natural Disaster with No COVID-19 Cases

President Peter Mutharika has declared a natural disaster in Malawi—even though the country has zero confirmed cases of COVID-19. Mutharika is heeding the lessons...
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