Museum Dedicated to African American History and Culture is Set to Open in 2016

The new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is set to open in Washington, D.C. this year. Created in 2003 by an Act of Congress, establishing it as part of the Smithsonian Institution. This new museum, the Smithsonian’s 19th, will be the only national museum … [Continue reading]

6 Must-See Malcolm X Posters

Malcolm X has many admirers for he was the most courageous advocate for rights of black people He has even been called one of the greatest and most influential African American in history. Here are the 6 must-see posters of this great man. … [Continue reading]

Scholarships for African Americans – Black Scholarships

Education is the ultimate right of every child regardless of which race, religion or nation he or she belongs to. To promote this ideal and get as many children to get educated, various incentives are given to people who can’t afford it. The early education is free for most people but it is the … [Continue reading]

African-American Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Movement began decades before 19th century that resulted in the Emancipation Proclamation. Initially, abolition of slavery was not on Abraham Lincoln’s agenda list. However, his ever increasing reliance on black soldiers to punish the rebellious states rendered him to issue the … [Continue reading]

African Americans in WW2

The second global war, also known as Second World War (WW2), occurred in 1939 and did not end till 1945. It is considered the world’s deadliest conflict in human history that claimed lives of millions of people upon political and military disagreements. The two opposing military alliances called … [Continue reading]

African American History

African American history entails the American history with regard to black ethnic group that formed its root in America after being enslaved by the whites in their homeland. The heinous tradition of holding blacks in captivity and enslaving them began in the mid 16th century and lasted till 1865. … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Most Famous Black Actors of All Time

Hollywood is a giant industry which provides work to hundreds of actors. At the advent of this industry only white actors ruled the silver screen and the blacks were given only minor roles. As the time progressed, blacks were given the voice in the society and eventually allowed white collar jobs. … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Richest African Americans

No one can understand the value of freedom as the African Americans do. They were led into slavery by whites and kept as petty slaves by land owners deprived of any rights. It took some time for the black to fathom their true potential as human beings deserving of equal respect, rights and social … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Famous African American Scientists and their Contributions

We live in the twenty-first century with modern comforts to help make our lives simpler and easier. It wouldn’t have been possible without the unrelenting efforts of numerous scientists and their useful inventions. America is one of the major hubs of new scientific discoveries and behind those are … [Continue reading]

12 Must See Black History Movies

Decades of struggle and hardship paid off when United States elected a black president. It is still too early to say that discrimination has been completely abolished from U.S as different races are being targeted instead of blacks. The blacks who used to be traded to western countries and kept as … [Continue reading]

10 Famous African American Women You Should Know About

It is not untrue when they said it’s a men’s world. One hardly see equal ratio of man and woman, be it in a workplace setting, educational institute or sports. Men always tend to stay ahead of women throughout the history. Even in the twenty-first century we see a huge pay gap between two genders as … [Continue reading]