Why Black Panther is Important

 I remember sitting in American History class. My high school was predominantly white with maybe 30% or less minority population. I sat next to the only other black person in the classroom. We flipped through the history book and found the section of African American history. I am not exaggerating, out of a 400-page book,... Continue Reading →

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The Real Issue with Beyonce’s Super Bowl Performance

  It’s Black History Month and I wanted to dedicate posts to black people of the past, who made a difference in American lives: Frederick Douglass, Daniel Hale Williams, Dorothy Dandridge, Sojourner Truth, etc. However, the backlash Beyonce received for her Super Bowl performance has rubbed me in a way that I must speak on... Continue Reading →

REBLOG: Why Are We Celebrating This?

Here is a great video on the reason we celebrate Black History Month. Dr. Carter G. Woodson founded the month that was once just a week, “A visionary who believed history should be used as a source of motivation and a weapon against misinformation…”
Thank you, itsjazzysworld for sharing this!

It's Jazzy's World

Before I get too deep into February I just wanted to give you a brief history of black history month. I attend an HBCU and Black History Month is really highlighted here in almost every class. My teacher, a very eclectic, one-of-a-kind lady showed us this video in our Creative Writing Class.  I learned things I had never known and actually understood how Black History Month came to be. Hope you take a moment to watch this video and get a deeper understanding of Black History Month.

Before I get too deep into February I just wanted to give you a brief history of black history month. I attend an HBCU and Black History Month is really highlighted here in almost every class. My teacher, a very eclectic, one-of-a-kind lady showed us this video in our Creative Writing Class.  I learned things I had never known and actually understood how…

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