Black History

Highlighting Black Women Who Are Shaking Up The TV Industry

Television shows have captivated our attention since the birth of television in the 1930s. Storylines that involve complex characters and dramatic events create timeless memories that span generations. Unfortunately, a vast majority of programming was produced, written, and created by white men. America did not see a woman produce a national TV show until the …

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African American Women: The Voices That Lift Us Up

The 19th Amendment In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified, prohibiting the United States from denying any American citizen the right to vote based on sex. This included recognizing women’s right to vote. To get here, many women had to contribute to the women’s suffrage movement, but it is important not to forget the contributions …

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The Struggle to Understand How to Sustain Healthy Black Love

Trigger Warning: The week before I began my fall semester at Towson University, my girlfriend broke up with me. While I was excited about my new beginning, I still struggled with the ending of my relationship. We were consistently on and off for years and, honestly, were extremely toxic, yet I’m still trying to get …

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Tulsa Star Headline of June 1, 1921 Tulsa Race Riot

The Day Black Wall Street Died – The Tulsa Massacre – The Story of America Part 2

The Black Dispatch, June 10, 1921  “Dr. Arthur Jackson, ex-president of the State Medical Association, was shot down by a white boy about sixteen or seventeen years old, according to eyewitnesses. He was rushing up from his basement of his home, which was in flames, with his hands in the air. Two loads from a …

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The Day Black Wall Street Died – The Tulsa Massacre, The Story of America – Part 1

May 31st memorializes not only the many Americans that gave the ultimate sacrifice in service of their country, but it also memorializes the Black Americans in the Greenwood section of Tulsa, Oklahoma. May 31st was the 2-day start of one of the bloodiest massacres in American history where “Black Wallstreet” was leveled at the hands …

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