Hi, folks! I am sorry I will have to share this awful news. I came home and I read and watched about this attack. Hope families are well. My sincere condolences to all people who lost their beloved ones. Unfortunately and apparently, suspect of gunning down 9 people in a historically black church in Charleston, … More Breaking News: Many killed in church because they were black?
So to begin with, HBCU stands for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and they are institutions of higher education in the United States that were established before 1964 with the intention of serving the black community. They now admit students of all races and in recent years some have lost their black majorities. Some icons in … More What does HBCU stand for?
This princess was loved, brilliant, her voice was totally different, dynamic star, a genius. Simone sang Blues, Jazz, R&B, Folk and Gospel, but, for me and for many others, she was the one and only Queen of Blues. She was not only a singer that wanted to show her talent to people and make money … More Nina Simone – The Queen of Blues
Fighting racial segregation in the South was no child’s play. These activists were beaten and arrested while they rode buses from city to city. They wanted to integrate people but apparently some people did not want that to happen. Where are they now, over fifty years later? Before going any further, I would like to … More Freedom Riders – When White and Colored People Come Together!
“I am not standing up, my feet hurt!” Today, the spotlights are on this strong and beautiful woman, Mrs. Rosa Parks. This bold and audacious woman was simply the pioneer of Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr. was inspired by her simple action. Do you know what she did and how it changed the life of … More Rosa Parks – Went to Jail for Not Giving Up her Seat to a White Man!
It is an honor for me to talk and write about Marcus Garvey. After attending this awesome online class at Stanford University, I heard of this man who fought for a plethora of causes. So as to to help you find summarized, yet interesting information about his life and deeds, I have selected parts of … More Marcus Garvey – Should Black People Just Go Back To Africa?
What a beautiful day! I have been patiently waiting for a long time before I could come up with this post for all of you. I have been studying Linguistics and Sociolinguistics for about 10 years now and nothing, I mean nothing has made me feel so happy in my academic life like that day … More AAVE, Black English, Ebonics, BEV – What language do Black People speak?