North Texas' Black high school football coaches are making history
South Oak Cliff, Duncanville and DeSoto high schools all 2022 state champions, in the same county, led by three Black men.
SMU to unveil historical marker where Dr. Martin Luther King delivered speech
A Texas Historical Commission marker will be placed on the campus of Southern Methodist University on Tuesday to mark the spot where Dr. Martin Luther King delivered a speech called ‘The Future of Integration.’
Black History Month 2023: Here are notable historical figures who appeared on US postal stamps
Through the years, postal stamps have commemorated the achievements of African Americans and landmark moments that were pivotal to race relations in America.
Grit Fitness celebrates Black History Month
Brit Wold, Chief Grit Officer at GRIT Fitness, shares how she elevates a positive body image. Also, she has details on one of two Black History inspired events the studio is hosting this month.
‘This is real’: Sesame Street’s first Black woman puppeteer fills ‘impactful’ role
Megan Piphus Peace never dreamed she'd be working on the same set she watched as a child — and inspiring young Black girls to pursue their passions.
When will Harriet Tubman finally be on the $20 bill?
Obama administration Treasury Secretary Jack Lew had selected Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, on the $20 bill. But that was years ago.
Slavery reparations: How the US can follow one town's effort to right dark past
Should Black Americans be compensated for generations of oppression? From local communities to the steps of Congress, a PBS documentary airing on this MLK Day highlights the debate over reparations for slave descendants.
Opal Lee attends Black History Month celebration at White House
The Fort Worth grandmother, known for her fight to create a Juneteenth federal holiday, got a special invitation to attend the event hosted by President Biden and the first lady.
Daughter of TV judge pushing to destigmatize mental illness among minorities
Jade Mathis is a program ambassador for a research program in an effort to destigmatize the topic of mental illness among minorities. As a college undergrad, she was diagnosed with clinical depression.
Fort Worth and the Green Book Exhibit
The Fort Worth Museum of Science & History is celebrating Black History Month with an interactive exhibit on the history of the Green Book. There will also be a lecture on February 21st about the creation of the exhibit. Also, on February 23rd there will be a virtual keynote with one of the last living relatives of Emmett Till Rev. Wheeler Parker.
‘Black Minds Matter’: Focusing on mental health and African Americans in February
This year’s theme for Black History Month, “Black Health and Wellness,” is more important than ever during the pandemic, but many advocates say it’s also meant to call attention to the growing mental health issues many Black Americans face.
Black History Month: Ways to celebrate Black excellence in America
There are a bunch of ways to celebrate Black History Month in your own special way, but here are a few ideas to get you started.
Black History Month Celebration Panel
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.-Omicron Sigma Chapter is hosting a Black History Month panel to focus on moving forward. The virtual event is February 25 at 7pm. To sign up go to www.omicronsigma1914.org
Civil rights to the White House: Black leaders who blazed trails in US politics and changed American history
From the Montgomery Bus Boycott to the 2020 election of Vice President Kamala Harris, here are some of the pioneers who blazed trails in civil rights and American politics.
CROWN Act would protect workers, students from discrimination based on hairstyle
Several states have already adopted similar bills into law and a lawmaker from Orlando hopes Florida will be next.
Black History Spotlight: Monrovia Lounge
Monrovia Lounge (9220 Skillman St-Dallas) is serving up authentic African cuisine. The co-owners explain what's behind the success of the business and the growing interest in the cuisine.
Utah school reverses course after 'reluctantly' letting parents opt-out of Black History Month curriculum
The charter school in Utah sent home an opt-out form after school officials said they received requests from parents that kids not participate in Black History Month curriculum and activities.
Black leads, Black legacy, Black love stories: These free-to-stream films are perfect for Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with Tubi. The streaming platform offers one of the largest Black cinema collections available online — and it’s free.
Art exhibit at Galleria Dallas celebrates Black beauty
This month, Galleria Dallas is hosting a Black is Beautiful exhibit. It is filled with stunning portraits including families, individuals and community influencers.
Black History Month focusing on ‘The Black Family’ as theme for 2021
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, or ASALH, chose the theme because the Black family has been a target of study in various academic disciplines.