Celebrating Black History Month: Robert Abbott

A voice for the voiceless. Robert Sengstacke Abbot was the founder of the Chicago Defender, a black newspaper. The Chicago Defender made Abbott one of the country’s most prominent post-slavery black millionaires, along with beauty product industrialist Madam C.J. Walker. He also paved the way for prominent black publishers such as Earl G. Graves, John H. […]

Celebrating Black History Month: Malcolm X

An African American leader, a prominent leader in the Nation of Islam, a black nationalist, and civil rights leader. Malcolm X was not silent. Making an impact on everything he did, Malcolm had an agenda and used his platform in every way possible. Malcolm X was born as Malcolm Little on May 19, 1925, in […]

Why we celebrate Black History Month

Black History Month is an annual celebration and recognition of blacks and the roles they’ve played throughout history in the US. Since 1976, every U.S president has officially recognized the month of February as Black History month. We honor those who have made a difference within both the black community and the nation. From Harriet […]