Archive for ' Black History'

Jazz men

Jazz men

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The Story behind the Recent Google Home Page

The Story behind the Recent Google Home Page

On Sunday the 1st of February, this image appeared on Google’s home page and we researched to find out who the man is. This is famed African-American poet and social activist Langston Hughes and Google celebrated [...]

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman was awarded her pilot’s license in 1921 by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale. She trained in France because no American flight school would accept her as a student. Here is Bessie Coleman pilots’s license. When [...]

Martin Luther King Jr

Martin Luther King Jr

Today, August 28th 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream speech’ King is most famous for his ‘I have a dream’ speech in 1963. ‘I have a dream’ came to [...]

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

On the evening of April 4th 1968, Martin Luther King was assassinated. In memory of this great man whose messages of nonviolence, hope and service, he will continue to have a place in the Black History. [...]