Black History

Woman Sees The Slave Cabin She Was Born in at African-American Museum

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86-year-old Isabell Meggett Lucas came face-to-face with her childhood home — a tiny, two-room, wood-framed cabin originally situated in an open field on Edisto Island that’s now a prized centerpiece at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Generations of Meggett descendants who...

Two African-American Women Pilots Make History at Delta

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​Two Delta pilots made on the last weekend of Black History Month, flying Delta’s first mainline flight with two African-American female pilots in the flight deck. Atlanta-based First Officer Dawn Cook reached out to  Detroit-based Captain Stephanie Johnson, Delta’s first African-American female captain, to make the historic flight...

30 Things Black People Will Take With Us if We Leave America

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Donald Trump was elected president last week, so that means racist White America (which believes it should rid the nation of every minority demographic, including black people) also won. As Americans, Black people should respect that defeat. Perhaps it’s time to return to Africa. The...

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...

Watch Octavia Spencer & Crissle Tell the ‘Drunk History’ of Harriet Tubman (Note: It’s AWESOME)

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If you’re not up on Comedy Central’s super funny (and educational!) show Drunk History, you’re missing out. The official description of Drunk History is that it’s “the liquored-up narration of our nation’s history,” but that only tells part of the story. The best thing about the show? It’s HILARIOUS, and...

Black Digital Influencers Recreate Legendary Images of Black History Icons in #WeAreBlackHistory

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#WeAreBlackHistory features the founders of Style Influencers Group, bloggers Christina Brown (as Madame C.J. Walker), Lexi Felder (as Dorothy Dandridge) and Jessica C. Andrews (as Diahann Carroll) as well as the following influencers: natural hair vlogger Taren Guy (as Billie Holiday), Huffington Post Fashion and...