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Provided By: Alabama News Network The 55th Annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee is underway in Selma. This annual event remembers Bloody Sunday and celebrates civil rights history. Bloody Sunday happened on March 7, 1965. That’s when hundreds of people marched across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma to call for equal voting rights. They were met […]

It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

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 […]

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 […]

“I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.” Dr. Martin L. King Jr. “The one who does not love does not know God, for God is love.” 1 John 4:8

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

There wasn't a surefire song of the summer like last year's "Fancy," but the most played tracks were all from Black rappers

https://instagram.com/p/6vtpwTIg8m/ A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty — a graduate of the College of Charleston — has long been recognized for her dedication to developing young people into professionals. Now, the young woman is solidifying her place […]

A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty —…

“I remember you was conflicted, misusing your influence..” Having a sense of patriotism to the country we call America can be fleeting. After all, as a…

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV — tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015 In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,”…

Memorial Day has long been known as a holiday to celebrate and honor America’s soldiers. It’s also the holiday that officially kicks off summer, which…