Misty Copeland is a ballet dancer at the American Ballet theatre in New york City, who recently became the company’s first African-American woman to be promoted to principal dancer in its 75 year history. She also became the American Ballet Theatre’s first African-American soloist in two decades, and has inspired many young girls and boys in her important work.
On this week’s Black History month special, we’ll be talking about the late dancer, actress, singer, and activist Josephine Baker. She helped break down many doors for many black entertainers, both here in America, as well as overseas.
The second person to be discussed during this Black History Month special is essayist, playwright and novelist, James Baldwin. He published many critically acclaimed books and essays in the 50s and 60s that focused on the black experience in America and race relations between blacks and whites.
Black History Month starts Feb. 1 and we want to use this time to recognize famous African-American activists, writers, and entertainers. The first person to start off this Black History Month is activist, scholar, and author Angela Davis.
Mario Ballotelli in 2013, Adam Jones and Yu Darvish in 2017, Raheem Sterling in 2018. All of these professional athletes are victims of racism, being demeaned while on the stage they have worked so hard to compete on.
On Jan. 3 2019, Lifetime aired a groundbreaking documentary titled “Surviving R. Kelly.” The six part docu-series spoke about the infamous R&B singer’s alleged sex cult, pedophilia, and the physical and mental abuse allegations against him. The series featured interviews from the victims and their families, psychologists, R. Kelly’s entourage […]
Kyler Murray has made his decision. The Heisman winner turned down a $15 million deal from the Oakland Athletics last Monday, tweeting out a very straight-forward, “I have declared for the NFL Draft,” letting the world know about the decision that has shaken the sports world.
On Jan. 8, Cyntoia Brown was granted clemency from jail after killing a man who bought her for sex back in 2004. When she was only 16-years-old, she was sentenced to life after she turned herself in for killing the man.