December 0

Blog Archive

Tue, 12.09.2023

The Mississippi State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. Begins

*The Mississippi State Federation of Colored Women’s Clubs, Inc. (MSFCWC) is celebrated on this date in 1903. MSFCWC is an African American women’s club located in Mississippi. Educators Ursula J. Wade Foster, Mattie F. Rowan, and Lizzie Coleman created the club in 1903. They were inspired by visiting the annual session of the Southeastern Association […]

learn more
Thu, 24.08.2023

Ghanian Love, Ghanian Critique, Ramzy Okyere

Ramzy Okyere is an African businessman and community advocate. In this segment, he shares his views on the Ghanaian community.

learn more
Thu, 15.06.2023

LBGT Love, Pear McClintock

Pearl McClintock is a museum curator and library archives collections associate. In this segment, they share the love they have for and from their ‘Found Family.’

learn more
Thu, 11.05.2023

Black Nationalism in America, a story

*Black Nationalism in America was affirmed on this date in 1900. It is a category of racial nationalism or pan-nationalism that embraces the belief that black people are a race and seeks to develop and maintain a black racial and national identity. Black nationalist activism revolves around the social, political, and economic empowerment of black […]

learn more
Mon, 01.05.2023

Black Critique, Louis Moore

Louis Moore is a retired administrator and cycling enthusiast. In this segment, he shares what he wants to see more of from African America.

learn more
Sat, 15.04.2023

Finding My African Roots, Verlena Matey KeKe

Verlena Matey Keke is a city administrator and community activist. In this segment, she shares how she and her sister traced their heritage back to Africa.

learn more
Mon, 03.04.2023

My 2018 Admiration, Tammy Sinkfield-Morey

Tammy Sinkfield-Morey is a veteran nurse, professor, and healthcare advocate. In this segment, she shares two sources of admiration that give her strength.

learn more
Tue, 21.03.2023

Black History and ‘Stay Woke,’ a story

*Black History and ‘Stay Woke’ is affirmed on this date in 1923. This social concept revolves around black consciousness “waking up” to a new reality or activist framework. The earliest known examples of wokeness date to the early 20th century. In 1923, a collection of sayings and ideas by the Jamaican philosopher and social activist Marcus […]

learn more
Thu, 02.03.2023

Black Love, seangarrison

seangarrison is an artist and writer. In this segment, he shares his reasons for loving his black community.

learn more
Wed, 15.02.2023

Black Love (Family), Dave Dennis

Dave Dennis is an educator, administrator, lawyer and former Freedom Rider.  In this segment, he shares black history, and his own experience regarding the black family in the 21st century.

learn more

New Poem Each Day

Poetry Corner

My mother warned me I'd perish in dirt: Girl, how you going to take care of a filthy man when you got so many nasty habits yourself? Ambition don't make you... FLOORWAX MOTHER by Harryette Mullen.
Read More