Black History


Presidential Salute to Living History

During the national Veterans Day address on Monday, President Barack Obama honored Richard Arvine Overton, who served in the United States Army during World War II and may be the nation’s oldest living veteran.

Black Couples who have impacted history

As Valentine’s Day approaches, during Black History Month, it seems appropriate to take a look at African American couples that have been trailblazers in their own way, making an impact on American history.

Black History Quote

I see that the path of progress has never taken a straight line, but has always been a zigzag course amid the conflicting forces of right and wrong, truth and error, justice and injustice, cruelty and mercy. - Kelly Miller ...

Notable moments: Blacks in American History

Africans first arrived in America as slaves in 1619. That time period marked a turning point, not just in American culture, but the lives of hundreds of Black men and women. Africans became African Americans, creating a new identity and ...