Black Wall Street

Black Wall Street was the nickname of a thriving population of wealthy Black Americans located in the Greenwood District of Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1921. 1921 was a time of Jim Crow and open discrimination towards black people. Due to Jim Crow, the citizens of Greenwood had to establish their own resources and wealth as they […]

Black Science: The Women Behind NASA

Behind many of the scientific advancements that make our species so great are the genius African American minds that made it possible. Sadly because of the discrimination suffered by these people their accomplishments are often ignored or covered up. They are omitted from history books or their actions are attributed to others. In order to […]

Black Futurism In Television

Black futurism is the concept of taking black culture and applying it to a medium where it can be taken to the future, ensuring Black identity‚Äôs place in tomorrow. This article is about the different television series that have reflected black futurism. A Different World A Different World is a TV show that aired on […]

Rosa Parks: The Legacy of an Icon

One of the main objectives of the Civil Rights Movements was to bring an end to racial segregation. The practice of segregation forced African Americans to use separate and often inferior facilities than white people. One of the most well known examples of this was bus segregation. African Americans would be forced to sit in […]

Selma: Marching for Justice

Chief among many of the goals that Civil Rights activists were aiming for was to secure their voting rights. Although the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendment guaranteed African Americans the right to vote, many states, especially those in the South, implemented discriminatory practices and laws that infringed on that right. African Americans were effectively prohibited from […]