Archive for 'Black History'

Google Launches Interactive Map Of U.S. Lynchings

The racial justice group that published Lynchings in America: Confronting the Legacy of Racial Terror two years ago today collaborates with Google to bring us an interactive digital platform that fuses comprehensive data and varied personal stories – visually and orally – so that people can explore our nation’s dark history of lynching. READ MORE

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Get ready to learn more about black history aside from the usual stories and lessons we learned in grade school. In the wake of the massive success of Hidden Figures, the real story about the three black women who helped NASA send the first man into orbit, comes Kevin Hart’s special on other lesser-known black historical figures.
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Harriet Tubman The New Face Of The $20 Dollar Bill

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What do you think about Harriet Tubman replacing Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? Well let’s explore this ideal together. In one way It makes me say, yea! But in a another way, it makes me think why now. Where is it coming from? What is the purpose for it! What are they saying this is supposed to mean. Is it going to bring recognition to Harriet Tubman in all that she did? Or is it suppose to bring attention to slavery? Let us work through this.

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Channing Dungey is making black history in black history month. She is now the head of ABC entertainment which makes her the first to African-American to head a major network. READ MORE