What is Black History Month and how is Black History Month Celebrated? Black History Month was created to remember, commemorate, and celebrate the achievements of African American. Dating back in 1915 (after the Thirteenth Amendment abolished slavery in America), it was previously known as Negro History Week. The movement was created by the Harvard-trained historian Carter G. Woodson and the prominent minister Jesse E. Moorland. Back then Negro History Week was celebrated by organizing local gatherings and history clubs to host performances and lectures.
2023 is upon which means a fresh new beginning to life, work, health, and spirituality. We know how hard it us for us to set our goals at the beginning of the year let alone stick to them for the rest of the year.
As with all things, perseverance is key and we want to see you persevere in 2023. Leave all the negativity and failures in 2022 and look forward to a rewarding future in 2023.
Here are 99 motivating black history quotes to keep your blackness empowered and motivated each and everyday of 2023.
Halloween is fast approaching we need need continue celebrating black excellence even on holidays! Africa Americans have made great contributions to many areas of life and that should be celebrated proudly. Here are some amazing, fun and scary halloween costume ideas for black men or women that you should try this Halloween.
Juneteenth is just around the corner and you may be wondering, where can I find the best Juneteenth shirts to wear at upcoming Juneteenth events in 2022? Well don’t sweat it! This blog will breakdown the best Juneteenth shirts to wear in 2022 and some of the biggest Juneteenth Events in 2022 to wear your shirts to
For decades black athletes have made their mark in showcasing sporting prowess, and helping move the world forward. We all know the stories of Jesse Owens racing to Olympic gold in Berlin in the 1930s, and the iconic story of Jackie Robinson's rise to prominence in the world of baseball in the late 1940s.
Walt Davis inspired arguably the greatest player of all time in basketball, Michael Jordan, who then became the idol for the next generation. Tiger Woods has done similar for modern-day golfers, and the Williams sisters have inspired many in tennis. But who are the most influential athletes of the last 12 months who may become generational talents too?
Black TV shows have brought to the world many memorable moments, quotes, and even lessons that many cherish. With the focus on culture, they bring an element of creativity that is unique from other TV shows. Without further a due, here are a list of the best new black TV shows to watch in 2021 and beyond!
90s hip hop has been a pillar in creating innovation in music, and fashion. As hip hop gained popularity in the 90s, it was evident that a new fashion style was emerging. One in which would mark the end of an era and the beginning of a new one. Hip hop was building it's character through fashion and the world was curiously watching.
From the late 80s and early 90s, hip-hop fashion was heavily influenced by knowledge of self. In this time, hip-hop was influenced by artists like Afrika Bambaata of the Universal Zulu Nation, A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, and Brand Nubians. These individuals were building a movement out of the creativity of a new generation of outcast youths with an authentic, liberating worldview. Hip hop fashion around this time was educational, empowering, and fun with a reflected of traditional African culture. Rappers were seen rocking the red, black and green African medallion, fitted snapbacks, leather bomber jackets, blousy pants, fitted jeans, afros and/or dreadlocks. Unfortunately, this movement did not last as major record labels found it more profitable to capitalize on selling meaningless fantasies of drugs, sex, and money in hip hop. This was where the big brands stepped in.
As an African American, growing up in a predominately white neighborhood, finding and meeting black people to interact with has been my biggest challenge. Back in the days, there was no Instagram or snapchat, or Facebook to get instant access to people all around the world. You actually had to do the work of going out to find people to talk to. Wow how things have changed!
What I’ve realize is that black people are specific and intentional as to the places they like hang out. A common theme resonates with them that draws them to specific places in abundance. That common theme is culture and the only place that has culture are in your major cities. Once you realize this fact, you will soon understand and easily pick out where to find or meet them in your neighborhood.
But until then, this blog will reveal the top 8 secret places you will be sure to find and meet black people.
"Now, this is a story all about how; My life got flipped-turned upside down; And I'd like to take a minute just sit right there; I'll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel Air." I am sure everyone remembers those infamous word from the theme song of a show we all love, the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. Well, it has been a whole 30 years since the last it last aired on TV on May 26, 1996 and a reboot is now in the works!
Y'all remember that viral Fresh Prince of Bel-Air trailer back in 2019? If you don't, where it is again:
The trailer for "Judas and the Black Messiah" movie is a must watch and nothing short of exciting! The movie is a biopic about the assassination of Black Panther Party leader, Fred Hampton. It stars actor Daniel Kaluuya as Fred Hampton, and Lakeith Stanfield as William O’Neal. The movie is scheduled for release in theatres in 2021. Watch the trailer of the movie below.
Terry Crews is cancelled was trending on twitter Tuesday, June 30, 2020 after expressing concerns that Black Lives Matter hopefully does not turn into #blacklivesbetter.
On Tuesday, June 30, 2020, the former professional football player, wrote: "If you are a child of God, you are my brother and sister. I have family of every race, creed and ideology. We must ensure #blacklivesmatter doesn't morph into #blacklivesbetter."