Black History Month

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 a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1909 – NAACP founded Founded in 1909 in New York City by a group of black and white citizens committed to social justice, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is the nation’s largest and strongest civil rights […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1990 – Nelson Mandela is released Nelson Mandela’s greatest pleasure, his most private moment, is watching the sun set with the music of Handel or Tchaikovsky playing. Locked up in his cell during daylight hours, deprived of music, both […]

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   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 […]

Atlanta Life “If I thought that anything with which I was connected would always be small, I would not want to be in it.” Alonzo F. Herndon Over 100 years ago a former slave, Alonzo Franklin Herndon, founded what would become Atlanta Life Financial Group. A sharecropper from Social Circle, Ga., He parlayed his haircutting […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1952 – Invisible Man wins award Author Ralph Ellison’s novel Invisible Man wins the National Book Award 1944 – 1944 Novelist Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia. 1944 Novelist Alice Walker was born in Eatonton, Georgia. 1906 – Death […]

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 […]

Check out this list of must-see films that should be apart of every black woman’s repertoire. Watch them once then watch them again!

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1990 – Columbia University graduate and Harvard University law student Barack Obama became the first African American named president of the Harvard Law Review. 2. 1962 – Suit seeking to bar Englewood, N.J., from Suit seeking to bar Englewood, […]

The Atrium Built in 1912 by a team of African-American architects, the six-story Odd Fellows block was the address for many of Atlanta’s most important African-American owned businesses. The Atlanta Chapter of The Grand Order of Odd Fellows (a fraternal organization supporting and networking the black business community), built this substantial building as their headquarters […]