Tags » Black History Month

Black History Month - 30 books for 30 days

Before the Mayflower traces black history from its origins in western Africa, through the transatlantic journey that ended in slavery, the Reconstruction period, the Jim Crow era, and the civil rights upheavals of the 1960s and 1970s, culminating in an exploration of the complex realities of African-American life in the 1990s. 49 more words

Books

Blackbody Curve by Samiya Bashir

Stairs: a rushed flight down thirty-eight; French doors unlocked always.

Always: a lie; an argument.

Argument: two buck hunters circle a meadow’s edge.

Edge: one of us outside bleeding. 93 more words

Shade

#BookReview: Prophet - The Story of Nat Turner #ASMSG #BlackHistoryMonth

Synopsis

Nat Turner, born into slavery October 2, 1800, on a Southampton County plantation, became a preacher who stated in his confession he’d been chosen by God to lead slaves from bondage. 1,718 more words

Writing

Black History Fact (Feb. 13th): Jack Johnson

The “Galveston Giant” made history in the boxing world!

Thanks for stopping by to get your daily black history fix. We’re celebrating the wonderful black men and women who have left a rich legacy for all of us to build on. 254 more words

Being Phenomenal