15 Thought Provoking Quotes From the Founder of Black History Month

Black History Month is a yearly celebration of Black cultural and historical achievements founded by scholar Dr. Carter G. Woodson. It originated as Black History Week and was later expanded to include the full month of February. Carter G. Woodson is also the author of, The Mis-education of the Negro, which takes a daring look…

Where Children Touch The Walls

From the moment I first learned about its development, the National Museum of African American History and Culture held a special place in my heart. After the last few years of construction, it finally opened this fall. A major attribute¬†of people of African descent (and in this case African Americans specifically) is our standing glory…

The Convenience of Forgetting

In May of 2014,¬†I published a piece about my family’s escape from sharecropping. I was surprised to learn that so many people didn’t know that sharecropping was slavery rebooted. The title of this article was Dismantling Collective Amnesia. It received a tremendous amount of feedback from writers and historians alike. I was applauded for both…

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