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Barbie unveils new Black History Month collection of dolls to inspire the next generation of women. Some key figures featured in the collection include black women who changed the future in a number of industries from entertainment, sports, and civil rights.

Ever since we started learning about Black History in elementary school, Rosa Parks was one of the central figures of our lessons. The legendary Civil Rights activist is best known for her pivotal role in the Montgomery bus boycott and is one of the first Black women in history to give a White Man the […]

In an effort to spotlight more of the work being done by gifted Blacks everywhere, we will spotlight one person each week throughout the month of February. This week is dedicated to Brehanna Daniels, who is the first African American woman to become a NASCAR pit crew member. 

Between the words of Bell Hooks and Duke Ellington, you'll be ready to take on the world.

Following David Dao’s violent removal from a United Airlines plane, many people have rallied around the victim. In a press conference, Dao’s lawyer Thomas Demetrio, insisted, “Dr. Dao, I believe to his great credit, has come to understand that he is the guy, the guy to stand up for all passengers going forward.”  Demetrio added that […]

The heirs of beloved Civil Rights icon Rosa Parks have recently taken a loss in a Michigan court.

When Clinton's campaign changed her "H" logo on Tuesday to incorporate an image of Rosa Parks in commemoration of the 60 year anniversary of Parks' refusal to move to the back of the bus for a White passenger in Montgomery, Ala., Twitter downright lost its mind.

Understanding Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s purpose behind creating an annual ritual to acknowledge and accumulate the contributions of blacks in the face of overt racism, a young cultural architect from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area decided to get back to basics — in the most adorable of ways. In February 2013, Eunique Jones Gibson released a series of engaging and […]

Understanding Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s purpose behind creating an annual ritual to acknowledge and accumulate the contributions of blacks in the face of overt racism, a young photographer and activist from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area decided to get back to basics. In February 2013, Eunique Jones Gibson released a series of engaging photographs in an […]

Today we remember Rosa Parks’ bold stand and her role in ending racism. pic.twitter.com/uxIj1QmtkU — RNC (@GOP) December 1, 2013 On Dec. 1, the day civil rights activist Rosa Parks was arrested for refusing to give her bus seat up to a white man 58 years ago, the GOP tweeted out what was supposed to […]