Black History Month

Here’s a quote to live by….. Mae Jemison is an engineer, physician, and the first African-American woman to travel in space. She went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992. She once said, “Never be limited by other people’s limited imaginations. If you adopt their attitudes, then the possibility won’t exist […]

Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting media mogul Cathy Hughes. Birth Date: April 22, 1947 Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska Fun Facts:  Cathy founded Radio One (now known as Urban One) in 1980, and today is the chairman of the billion dollar company that operates in 16 markets with 54 stations Cathy has 1 son, Alfred Liggins, […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1. 1996 – J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union J.C. Watts becomes the first Black selected to respond to a state of the union address. 2. 1986 – A stamp […]

Black History quote- ” If you want the cooperation of humans around you, you must make them feel they are important- and you do that by being genuine and humble.” Nelson Mandela Paul says to believers in the book of Ephesians, “As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of […]

  Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1997 – First 24-Hour Black Movie Channel BET Holdings and Encore Media Corp. launch BET Movie/Starz the first 24 hour Black Movie channel. 2. 1997 – Black Facts Online Goes Live! Black Facts Online, the premiere spot for […]

Erica Campbell & GRIFF discuss little-known black history facts.

Here’s a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1965 – Nat King Cole (45), singer and pianist, died in Nat King Cole (45), singer and pianist, died in Santa Monica, California.

Here is a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1892 – The first African American performers The first African American performers, the World’s Fair Colored Opera Company, appear at Carnegie Hall.

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1992 – Alex Haley, renowned author, dies American biographer, scriptwriter, author who became famous with the publication of the novel ROOTS, which traces his ancestry back to Africa and covers seven American generations as they are taken slaves to […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1990 – Andey Rooney suspended for racist comments Andy Rooney, a CBS “60 Minutes” commentator, received a 90-day suspension from work because of racist remarks about African Americans attributed to him by Chris Bull, a New York-based reporter for […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1974 – Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain 2. 1967 – Chris Rock Born Comedian, author, recording artist, actor, and talk show host Chris Rock was born in South Carolina. He will become […]