We’ve been celebrating and recognizing the beauty of our black skin all month long! Now, as we conclude Black History Month 2023, we’ll take it back to day one with our brief yet fun, history of club and house music. From the onset of the early 80s until the late 2010s, the sound of […]
Mahalia Jackson was referred to as the “Queen of Gospel,” and her voice inspired countless vocalists in her genre and beyond. Today is her birthday.
WE OWE YOU ONE, LISA. The reason you can send a Gif and catch up on your show anytime. Lisa Gelobter – Responsible for the development of GIF’s and Online Video Thanks to Lisa we can send and make hilarious GIFs. Gifs have been an online and social trend for years now and go viral […]
Gale Sayers had a brief but extremely productive NFL career as both a halfback and return specialist. The “Kansas Comet” was born on May 30, 1943, and is the youngest inductee ever into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Howard University made HBCUs proud yet again with its swim and dive team by making Black history on a recent 'Sport Illustrated' Daily Cover.
Witherspoon had a passion for music and learned to play the trumpet and French horn. But perhaps his greatest gift to the world was that of laughter, as his film and television appearances continue to entertain those young and old to this day.
Nikki Giovanni is without a doubt one of the most celebrated poets of the last 50 years, earning countless awards and accolades for her work. The Knoxville, Tenn. native was born on June 7, 1943.
Jamesetta Hawkins was born in 1938 in Los Angeles to a teen mother. James’ childhood wasn’t perfect as she was raised by foster parents, but she received vocal training early and became a gospel prodigy.
To learn more go to www.gilead.com Black History Month is a time for the community to come together to talk about health, specifically the HIV epidemic that is still raging throughout the Black community. Historically, there are glaring disparities in how Black and white patients are diagnosed, treated, and respected. There are also […]