Black culture

The "Other" Independence Day: Juneteenth

The "Other" Independence Day: Juneteenth

Today, Juneteenth celebrates African American freedom and achievement, while encouraging continuous self-development and respect for all cultures.

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Attend Historical Re-enactments!

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Attend Historical Re-enactments!

Just imagine, we’re talking about history as literature, history as music. This is radical stuff here but it is real and authentic and, dare I say, inspirational too.

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Visit a Museum!

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Visit a Museum!

I found myself transfixed in the art museum, surrounded by elegant and stylish portraits of African Americans in the 1920s!

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Visit Historic Sites!

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Visit Historic Sites!

Battlefields, cemeteries, museums, historic homes like the Frederick Douglass, great cathedrals and churches, monuments and statues, and old towns to name can all bring history to life.

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Listen to your elders!

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Listen to your elders!

Learning from our elders is a tradition that is deeply rooted in African culture and oral traditions.

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Watch Great Movies!

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History: Watch Great Movies!

Other movies brought painful stories to life but also inspired us to overcome our own challenges and hardships.

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History!

Fun & Easy Ways to Learn History!

History doesn’t always have been told only from a textbook, an encyclopedia or some other fact-filled book. It could, and I believe should, be told as a story about people. History should be literature.

The United State of African Americans

The United State of African Americans

"The struggle” doesn’t even need to be defined for us. In fact, I can’t define it but I definitely know it when I see it. (Unfortunately, I’m seeing a lot of “the struggle” these days.)