A Day In Black History

“Anything you can do, I can do better” is what every girl has said when proving to the boys and the world that they too can make their dream come true.  Meet Lisa Leslie, Basketball Superstar, mother, wife and more today inside Black History Month!

  Today in Black History, we take it to the kitchen!  Kelis is taking her talents to TV with her all new cable cooking show! Congrats Kelis!

Today in Black History Month, I want to shine light on one of my idols, a Female DJ named Cocoa Chanelle.  Not only is she a talented DJ but she has showcased her skills on television, radio, in music and more! Meet DJ Cocoa Chanelle.

. Today in Black History, shining light on not only the past but present! Tonight, we’re saluting Young Money’s 1st lady Nicki Minaj continuing to put up numbers.

With it being Black History Month, I wanted to drop a little Black History knowledge!  Tonight, is all about Sean “Diddy” Combs, the creator of the “Remix”.

  Today marks 49 years to the day that Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “I Have A Dream” speech from the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C.  It was August 28th, 1963.  Hundreds of thousands of supporters participating in the March on Washington gathered to hear the 17-minute address which […]

Submitted by K.MiL – via FlyPaperNews.com Alfred L. Cralle (September 4, 1866–1920) was an African-American from Virginia who became an inventor and businessman in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is best remembered for inventing the ice cream scoop in 1897, a practical design still nimsi widely in use over 100 years later.

Written by m. lauren – via FlyPaperNews.com Rubin Carter was a middleweight boxing champion once ranked as a top contender in the early 1960s. Nicknamed “Hurricane” for the speed and impact his punches could deliver, Carter stood at a mere 5 feet 8 inches, yet made a striking impression with his muscular build and commanding […]

Written by K.Moreland-Lee – via FlyPaperNews.com Carter G. Woodson, the son of slaves was self-educated until the age of 20 when he was able to attend and complete high school in two years. He went on to the University of Chicago where he earned a bachelor’s and master’s degree and was the second African American […]

Written by T. Cole – via FlyPaperNews.com Aretha Franklin -Singer Aretha Franklin found great success in music with her late-’60s hits with Atlantic Records–“Respect,” “I Never Loved a Man,” “Chain of Fools,” “Baby I Love You,” “I Say a Little Prayer,” “Think,” “The House That Jack Built,” and several others– which earned her the title […]

VIA:  History.Com On January 18, 1958, hockey player Willie O’Ree of the Boston Bruins takes to the ice for a game against the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the first black to play in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born in 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, O’Ree was the son of a civil engineer, in one […]

VIA:  ICDC.Com THE FBI’S COVERT ACTION PROGRAM TO DESTROY THE BLACK PANTHER PARTY INTRODUCTION In August 1967, the FBI initiated a covert action program — COINTELPRO — to disrupt and “neutralize” organizations which the Bureau characterized as “Black Nationalist Hate Groups.” 1 The FBI memorandum expanding the program described its goals as: 1. Prevent a […]