black history month

There's a marriage between girl power and manpower in the push for criminal justice reform in our country. In honor of Black History Month, we're shining a light on the women behind it all, past and present.

Presidential elections are usually the period where voter turnout is massive, where Black issues become major talking points during debates, the thought that the “Black Vote” can swing any election grows from a whisper to a massive call for attention and then some.  When it comes to running for President, however, it’s less a novel […]

The legend of Harriet Tubman as the “Moses of her people” is almost as large as Moses himself with her heroic tales of being the most well-known conductor of the famed Underground Railroad and emancipator of slaves with films, books, and even a consideration to become the face of the $20 dollar bill. RELATED: The […]

Texas Southern University Texas Southern University aka TSU was established on September 14, 1927, as the Houston Colored Junior College. The college was one of two junior colleges funded by the Houston Public School Board; the other school did was not for people of color. In 1934 the school changed its name to Houston College […]

Teaching Black history to students has always been a part of the curriculum in American schools. The accuracy of it, however, and the necessary context for that type of instruction hasn't always been there, to put it mildly.

Colin Kaepernick is a polarizing figure to some; but to others, he’s a hero.

As we celebrate traditional figures like Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman and Malcolm X — let’s not forget the lesser known people who’ve also had an impact on African American culture today. This year, let’s not only celebrate the brave, inspirational folks who marched for freedom or created inventions that we can’t live without to […]

Statistics show that Black folks are among the most giving people in the country, and have been for a long time despite disproportionate economic disadvantages.

Black History Month is here, and if you know someone who’s making their own history by giving back to their community in a positive way, nominate them to be a B’more Proud History Maker! We’re celebrating a new person each day! Click Here to Nominate Someone Making a Difference in Baltimore! Want gospel news at […]