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BHM GALLERY: Notable Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients

The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor a civilian can receive in the United States.  Recipients range from activists, athletes,  scientists, entertainers, religious leaders, journalists and many more. Related posts: GALLERY: The Civil Rights Movement 8 Beautiful Hotels Owned By African-Americans 8 Must-Watch Docs For Black History Month Take Our BHM “Famous Firsts”…

SPOTLIGHT: Holland – Dozier – Holland

Detroit didn’t just put the world on wheels; it also made the world head to the dance floor thanks to Motown Records in the 1960s.  And if by chance your favorite Motown artists were The Supremes, The Four Tops or Martha and the Vandellas, then some of your favorite Motown songs likely came via the…

Black History Month: Salute To Female Athletes

In honor of Black History Month, we felt it was time to highlight our favorite African American Female Athletes. Related posts: GALLERY: The Civil Rights Movement 8 Beautiful Hotels Owned By African-Americans 8 Must-Watch Docs For Black History Month Take Our BHM “Famous Firsts” Quiz!

Black History Month: Salute To Male Athletes

In honor of Black History Month, we felt it was time to highlight our favorite African American Male Athletes. Related posts: GALLERY: The Civil Rights Movement 8 Beautiful Hotels Owned By African-Americans 8 Must-Watch Docs For Black History Month Take Our BHM “Famous Firsts” Quiz!

5 African-American Scientists You Need To Know

For some, their knowledge of African-American scientists include Neil deGrasse Tyson, George Washington Carver and…that’s about it.  There have been countless African-Americans whose contributions have greatly impacted the science field, but these five are definitely among those you need to know and celebrate! Related posts: GALLERY: The Civil Rights Movement 8 Beautiful Hotels Owned By…

African-American Artists Make History During BHM

Two artists make history by being the first African-American artist to paint presidential portraits. Barack and Michelle Obama were back in the Public light Monday in Washington, the former first couple's official portraits were unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. Related posts: GALLERY: The Civil Rights Movement 8 Beautiful Hotels Owned By African-Americans 8 Must-Watch Docs…

PLAYLIST: Best Covers of Motown Classics

The music that came out of Motown Records in the 1960s are among the biggest hits in music history, so it’s no wonder that a diverse set of artists have covered them in the years since. Related posts: GALLERY: The Civil Rights Movement 8 Beautiful Hotels Owned By African-Americans 8 Must-Watch Docs For Black History…

8 Must-Watch Docs For Black History Month

When it comes to setting up your must-watch list in honor of Black History Month, it’s hard to know where to start.  For their wide range of topics, we recommend these eight documentaries.  Enjoy! Related posts: GALLERY: The Civil Rights Movement 8 Beautiful Hotels Owned By African-Americans These Revolutionary Inventions Were Created By African Americans…

Take Our BHM “Famous Firsts” Quiz!

There are plenty of inspiring stories and historical figures to celebrate during Black History Month, and we thought we would celebrate with a little test of knowledge. Below is a quiz highlighting famous African-American firsts in the worlds of entertainment, science, politics and beyond! See how well you know these “famous firsts”! Related posts: GALLERY:…