The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the highest honor a civilian can receive in the United States. Recipients range from activists, athletes, scientists, entertainers, religious leaders, journalists and many more.
Many major cities in the United States feature museums dedicated to African American history. Here are five we think everyone should visit.
For some, their knowledge of African-American scientists include Neil deGrasse Tyson, George Washington Carver and…that’s about it. There have been countless African-Americans whose contributions have greatly impacted the science field, but these five are definitely among those you need to know and celebrate!
Two artists make history by being the first African-American artist to paint presidential portraits. Barack and Michelle Obama were back in the Public light Monday in Washington, the former first couple's official portraits were unveiled at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.
When it comes to setting up your must-watch list in honor of Black History Month, it’s hard to know where to start. For their wide range of topics, we recommend these eight documentaries. Enjoy!
There are plenty of inspiring stories and historical figures to celebrate during Black History Month, and we thought we would celebrate with a little test of knowledge. Below is a quiz highlighting famous African-American firsts in the worlds of entertainment, science, politics and beyond! See how well you know these “famous firsts”!
There is no better time to spotlight African American-owned businesses than Black History Month.
When encountering some of these specific things, you probably never realized they were created by African American inventors.
Nearly everyone knows Oprah Winfrey and Russell Simmons, but there are many other African-Americans that are titans of industry. Here’s seven notable African-American business people you may not know.
The Civil Rights Movement is one of the most important pieces in Black History Month to date.