Black History Month 2019

Black History Month

On this day (February 26) in 1964, championship boxer Cassius Clay changed religions and become Muhammed Ali.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1965 – Nat King Cole (45), singer and pianist, died in Nat King Cole (45), singer and pianist, died in Santa Monica, California.

Here is a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1892 – The first African American performers The first African American performers, the World’s Fair Colored Opera Company, appear at Carnegie Hall.

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1992 – Alex Haley, renowned author, dies American biographer, scriptwriter, author who became famous with the publication of the novel ROOTS, which traces his ancestry back to Africa and covers seven American generations as they are taken slaves to […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1990 – Andey Rooney suspended for racist comments Andy Rooney, a CBS “60 Minutes” commentator, received a 90-day suspension from work because of racist remarks about African Americans attributed to him by Chris Bull, a New York-based reporter for […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1974 – Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain 2. 1967 – Chris Rock Born Comedian, author, recording artist, actor, and talk show host Chris Rock was born in South Carolina. He will become […]

Ruby Dee was the first African American actress to play a major role at the American Shakespeare Festival in Stratford Conn.

A character guide to one of our featured Black History Month heroes, Sterling K. Brown.

Black History Month

Janet Jackson is one of the most successful pop singers of all time. The singer started her career in the 1970s, appearing on variety show The Jacksons and went on to appear in other TV shows, including Good Times and Fame. Although she signed a record deal with A&M Records in 1982, it was her third solo album Control that catapulted her into […]

Black History Month

On December 5th 1955 the first large scale protest against segregation was born. That Movement will forever be known as the Montgomery Bus Boycott. When Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat in Montgomery, Alabama on December 1st, 1955, it sparked an entire revolution that would change America forever. The Montgomery Bus Boycott took place […]