We are not “old Black” nor “new Black” we are ALL Black.
The Memorial Day airing of the History Channel's reimagined slavery epic Roots ain’t your mama’s Roots from back in the day. While many kids in 1977 stayed... Read More
Like a lot ‘80s babies, my first real introduction to el-Hajj Malik el-Shabazz, known to the world as Malcolm X, came from Spike Lee’s... Read More
Frank Smith, Jr. emerged from a Mississippi jail and learned that he was wanted — by Uncle Sam. The 20-year-old civil rights worker had been... Read More
Despite its popularity here in the U.S., Cinco de Mayo isn’t Mexican Independence Day (that’s September 16). Instead, the date marks Mexico’s victory over... Read More
On the evening April 4, 1968 a shot rang out aimed at Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., striking him in the chin and neck,... Read More