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Women's Political Council (WPC)

This week’s post is dedicated to the heroic Montgomery, Alabama-based Women’s Political Council (WPC).The WPC was begun by Mary Fair Burks in the fall of 1946, after Burks spent much of her life protesting Jim Crow laws by refusing to abide by them throughout the city. 415 more words

The Double Standard That No One Talks About: It’s Not What You Think.

The Girl Power Movement

Power exercised girls; spec. a self-reliant attitude among girls and young women manifested in ambition, assertiveness, and individualism. Although also used more widely (esp.

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Black History Quote 

Day Thriteen

Who rules the world?

Beyoncé aka Sasha Fierce

Bow down to Queen B bitches!!!! 👑🙌🏾💋💋


Artist a Day Challenge 2016-12: Lakwena

The Friday before a long weekend holds so much promise.  I’m counting down the minutes until 5:00, so until then I am living for the work of Lakwena Maciver.   68 more words


#MyBlackHistory Don Juan Talks About His Grandparents' Experience

Black History Month gives us an opportunity to reflect on the impact and experiences our ancestors had to endure.  Don Juan Fasho shares the experiences of his grandparents with his 101.1 The WIZ family.   20 more words


Slave Trade Act of 1794

The slave Trade Act of 1794 was a law passed by the United States Congress that limited American involvement in the trade of human cargo. This was the first of several Acts of Congress that eventually outlawed the importation of slaves to United States. 347 more words

Black History is American History: Week 2

Seven more Black History is American History facts. Leave a comment below!

Whoopi Goldberg

Born Caryn Johnson in NYC, Goldberg is one of only 12 people to win all four major individual entertainment awards: the Emmy, Oscar, Grammy and Tony. 867 more words

It's Called Life