One of the most common ways proposed to help shrink the racial wealth gap has been through homeownership, something that has eluded many Black people throughout American history.
Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! https://youtu.be/ark33ln3_lM HBCU FACTS: The purpose of HBCUs, in the […]
Education is one of the most powerful tools you can have. So it’s no secret that in the history of the United States, there was a time when African-Americans were held back from educational opportunities because of the color of their skin. During slavery, slaves were killed because they knew how to read. After the […]
There are five issues of criminal justice reform that have long needed attention.
Right now, the Virginia General Assembly and the Governor are in the process of legalizing casino gambling, which will directly impact the Black Community. Today, Blacks are 20% of the state population and close to 50% of Richmond, Norfolk, Portsmouth, and Danville. While billions of dollars of value will be created by this legislation, there […]
Juneteenth (June 19th) is celebrated as the day the entire United State Emancipated slaves. Normally, Google will present holidays Doodle on their homepage. Well, on Juneteenth, no graphic was shown so artist, Davian Chester decided to create one for them. Since then, he announced on his FB page that he was offered a job […]
Juneteenth, the historic holiday commemorating the Southern Black slaves’ emancipation, is upon us.
From blackface governers to Jussie Smollett, there's a lot to learn.
A character guide to one of our featured Black History Month heroes, Sterling K. Brown.
Remembering the late great Dannibelle Hall. Danniebelle Hall was a world-renowned gospel singer. Her songs brought faith and hope to a multitude of devoted listeners. She sang with great gospel artists such as Andrae Crouch (“Take Me Back” and “Soon and Very Soon”). Dannibelle wrote and arranged most of her music, including “Let Me Have […]
A character guide to one of our featured Black History Month heroes, Issa Rae.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waHohT5LPoo This young writer, Morgan Parker is the winner of a Pushcart Prize; which honors the best “poetry, short fiction, essays or literary whatnot”. She has accomplished a large number of poems like, Magical Negro #89: Michael Jackson in Blackface, 13 Ways of Looking at a Black Girl , Beyoncé on the Line for Gaga , and […]