Black History Month

Florida HS Students Protest To Make African-American History A Full Year Course

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According to Action News Jax, students at Terry Parker High School in Jacksonville, Florida staged a sit-in earlier this week, demanding that African-American History courses be taught year round instead of their current half year status. Students and their parents met with administrators Tuesday to...

106-Year-Old Lady Wows The President & First Lady

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At 106-years-old, Virginia McLaurin probably doesn’t know what it means to be a trending topic on social media. But after her visit to the White House, and the video going viral, she definitely became one. McLaurin visited the White House as part of their Black...

Familiar Faces Recreate Key Moments In Black History With “We Are Black History” Photo Series

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There are dozens of ways to honor black icons but the Style Influencers Group, a network connecting influencers of color with brands chose budding key players in black media and a series of striking photos to honor black legends with a project titled We Are...

Kendrick Lamar’s Performance During The Grammys Gave Us Life

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In what was touted during every commercial break by L.L. Cool J as being a “controversial” performance, after patiently waiting through the Grammy Awards on Monday night, Kendrick Lamar gave us pure unapologetic blackness. Even after watching his performance 5 times, it still sends chills...

The Five Stages Of Being The Only Black Kid In Class During Black History Month

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We thought we’d celebrate being midway through Stacey Dash’s least favorite time of year with Fusion’s Akilah Hughes. For her latest funducational YouTube post, she takes us through the various emotions one goes through when they’re the only black kid in class during Black History...

#ItsBiggerThanAHeadwrap: Durham Students Protest For The Right to Wear Head Wraps In Honor of Black History Month

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Students at a Durham, N.C. high school are protesting after they were told they could not wear head wraps on honor of Black History Month. Students at Durham’s School for Creative Studies and their parents held a planned protest on Monday so that the students could...