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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Several states have already adopted similar bills into law and a lawmaker from Orlando hopes Florida will be next.
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.
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.
Celebrate Black History Month with Tubi. The streaming platform offers one of the largest Black cinema collections available online — and it’s free.
This month, Galleria Dallas is hosting a Black is Beautiful exhibit. It is filled with stunning portraits including families, individuals and community influencers.
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.
February marks the start of Black History Month and while many people are familiar with the annual celebration, the details of its origin are not as well known.
Barbie announced a new addition to its “Inspiring Women” doll series: Dr. Maya Angelou.
“Black Girl Magic is the ability for African American females to push past the restrictions that are set upon us today and show us that anything is possible," Ulmer said. "You can be an author, entrepreneur student no matter what the color of your skin is or what your gender is.”
The Pan-African flag first flew 100 years ago as a response to a bigoted song. It still serves as an inspiration to the African diaspora.
A group of ballerinas in Texas struck a pose, and the result was an adorable photo shoot — both fierce and meaningful.
OneUnited Bank's release of its new Harriet Tubman debit card was met with heavy criticism online.
Here's a list of historical sites, cultural centers and monuments honoring black Americans and moments in black history.