Jesse B. Blayton (1897-1977) was a radio entrepreneur, civil rights activist, professor, accountant, and businessman. Blayton founded WERD (AM) in Atlanta, Georgia, which was the first radio station owned and programmed by African Americans. In 199 ...
Posted Wednesday, December 6th 2023 at 11:51AM
Joseph Hayne Rainey (June 21, 1832 – August 1, 1887) was an American politician. He was the first black person to serve in the United States House of Representatives and the second black person (after Hiram Revels) to serve in the United States Congr ...
Posted Wednesday, December 6th 2023 at 11:41AM
The Chickens Have Come Home To Roost Part 1
Junious Ricardo Stanton
I wasn’t surprised when a friend sent me the November 28, 2023 article from ...
Posted Wednesday, December 6th 2023 at 10:45AM
Nelson Mandela, anti-apartheid icon and father of modern South Africa, dies
Freedom fighter, prisoner, moral compass and South Africa’s symbol of the struggle against racial oppression.
That was Nelson Mandela, who emerged from prison after 2 ...
Posted Tuesday, December 5th 2023 at 6:09PM
Richard Wayne Penniman (December 5, 1932 – May 9, 2020), known professionally as Little Richard, was an American singer, pianist, and songwriter. He was an influential figure in popular music and culture for seven decades. Described as the "Architect ...
Posted Tuesday, December 5th 2023 at 2:41PM
For Immediate Release From NAMI-Orange County!
NAMI Orange County’s programs and events are now held virtually.
Programs for Families
Family-to-Family (F2F) is a no-cost, 8-week educational program for loved ones of those living with a men ...
Posted Tuesday, December 5th 2023 at 2:15PM
The Montgomery Bus boycott began on Dec. 5, 1955, setting the stage for desegregation in public transportation.
The Montgomery Bus Boycott was one of the influential developments of the civil rights movement. It was a social protest that led to ...
Posted Tuesday, December 5th 2023 at 1:53PM
Shawn Corey Carter (born December 4, 1969), known by his stage name Jay-Z, is an American rapper, record producer, and entrepreneur. Known for his involvement in the creative and commercial success of numerous artists, he was named the greatest rap ...
Posted Monday, December 4th 2023 at 3:25PM
Tyra Lynne Banks (born December 4, 1973), also known as BanX, is an American model, television personality, producer, writer, and actress. Born in Inglewood, California, she began her career as a model at the age of 15 and was the first Black Ameri ...
Posted Monday, December 4th 2023 at 3:06PM
Moneta J. Sleet Jr. (February 14, 1926 – September 30, 1996) was an American press photographer best known for his work as a staff photographer for Ebony magazine. In 1969 he was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Feature Photography for his photograph ...
Posted Monday, December 4th 2023 at 2:42PM
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM THE WHITE HOUSE!
President Joe Biden speaks at the reception honoring the recipients of the 46th Kennedy Center Honors—Billy Crystal, Renée Fleming, Barry Gibb, Queen Latifah; and Dionne Warwick—in the East Room of the ...
Posted Monday, December 4th 2023 at 12:40PM
Montell Du'Sean Barnett Jordan (born December 3, 1968) is an American singer, pastor, songwriter, and record producer. Best known for his 1995 single "This Is How We Do It", Jordan was the primary male solo artist on Def Jam's Def Soul imprint unti ...
Posted Sunday, December 3rd 2023 at 3:10PM