More than 160 Confederate symbols were removed across the nation last year, according to an annual survey taken by the Southern Poverty Law Center. George Floyd’s death launched a nationwide reckoning with racism and renewed calls to remove these monuments. The Southern Poverty Law Center released new figures on Tuesday, which was part of an…

A mom and daughter are celebrating Black History Month in a unique way – by playing a special game of dress-up. Each day in February, Taylor Trotter takes photos of her 5-year-old daughter Paisley dressed as different inspiring black figures in history. They place the photos side by side, then upload them to Facebook. The…

Today we pay homage to the life and legacy of Katherine G. Johnson, following the announcement of her death at 101 years old. Katherine Johnson changed not only history, but the world with her contributions to the United States Aeronautics and Space program. As a black woman in the Jim Crow era, the barriers she…

February is Black History Month. Every year during these four weeks, Americans remember and honor the African Americans who played a central role in shaping the world as we know it today. They were politicians, artists, scientists, veterans, activists, faith leaders and ordinary citizens who became extraordinary when they rose to meet the challenges they…

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