Ossie Davis was born on December 18, 1917, in Cogdell, Georgia to both parents and a supportive extended family. He graduated in the top five percent of his class with an interest in theater. Ossie Davis had to earn enough money before he went to […]
The National Society of Black Engineers will be hosting a Black History Month event on Wednesday, February 28,2018, during second period (B day). Tickets are $3.00 in advance and $ 4.00 at the door. Students will be able to dress down in all black , […]
Black History month is a celebration and remembrance of Black excellence. It is held in the month of February, and is observed (recognized) by the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Germany, and the Netherlands. In this month, we remember all of the African-American figures that contributed […]
Today is February 23, 2018 and Black history month ends in five days. The month may be ending but lets continue educating ourselves on these wonderful people. Here is a list of some of the accomplished and influential Black people who were born today: W.E.B. […]
The society has came a long way from where it used to be. About 50 years ago , African Americans were treated terrible. They could not eat with white people, they got beat up with hoses and nightsticks, and dogs were jumping and biting them. […]
Throughout his career as a sociologist, historian, educator, and sociopolitical activist, William Edward Burghardt (W.E.B.) Du Bois argued for immediate racial equality for African-Americans. His roll as an African-American leader started the rise of Jim Crow laws of the South and the Progressive Era.
Still I Rise You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may trod me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ’Cause I walk like I’ve […]
Caged Bird A free bird leaps on the back of the wind and floats downstream till the current ends and dips his wing in the orange sun rays and dares to claim the sky. But a bird that stalks down his narrow cage can seldom […]
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (July 18, 1918 to December 5, 2013) was a nonviolence anti-apartheid activist, politician and philanthropist who became South Africa’s first black president from 1994 to 1999. A symbol of global peacemaking, he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993.
Marguerite Annie Johnson Angelou (April 4, 1928 to May 28, 2014), also known as Maya Angelou, was an American author, actress, screenwriter, dancer, poet and civil rights activist best known for her 1969 memoir, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings. This made literary history as […]