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D.C. Teacher Partners With Legendary Backyard Band for a New Go-Go Rendition of the ABCs

We need more teachers like this! Kendall Maloney, a teacher at Bunker Hill Elementary School in Northeast Washington, D.C., is known for her innovative teaching methods. She consistently finds ways to engage her students in Black history and their academic curriculum, rallying the community to bolster her efforts. In 2022, Maloney’s initiative to recreate iconic […]

Theresa Claiborne, the First Black Woman Pilot in the U.S. Air Force, Has Retired

It’s a great conclusion of a groundbreaking career! As Captain Theresa Claiborne gracefully landed her final flight at Newark Liberty International Airport on May 23, her journey reached a new destination—the dawn of a legacy inspiring generations to come. Reflecting on her illustrious four decade career, Captain Claiborne shared on each of her social media […]

‘The Bear’ Actress Ayo Edebiri Will Host ‘Saturday Night Live’

Ayo Edebiri is on fire right now! The actress is currently cleaning up at awards shows like The Emmy and Golden Globes awards, where she won for her portrayal of Sydney Adamu in FX’s “The Bear.” It was also recently announced that she is going to host “Saturday Night Live” on February 3 and will […]

Colman Domingo Set To Play Joe Jackson & Nat King Cole In Upcoming Biopics

Domingo is this era’s biopic actor to watch! On the heels of critically acclaimed roles in Netflix’s Rustin and The Color Purple, the multi-talented Colman Domingo is gearing up for a double act, Variety reports. Not only is he set to direct and co-write the much-anticipated Nat King Cole biopic, but he will also star […]

Actor Garrett Morris To Be Honored With a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

This is long overdue! Veteran actor Garrett Morris is set to be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Best known for his roles on hit sitcoms like Martin and The Jamie Foxx Show, Morris has a career spanning nearly five decades. A New Orleans native and graduate of Dillard University, Morris […]

Freedom Schools Open In Florida To Teach Black History

We can educate ourselves! Florida has been in shambles since the state’s Board of Education released a new African American history curriculum for students in grades K-12 revising slavery as something that benefitted Black people, Bay News 9 reports. The curriculum is the latest in efforts from local Republican leaders like Florida Governor Ron DeSantis […]

Meet Mr. Don, The Heart and Soul Behind Hubbard Mansion Bed and Breakfast

He is such a sweet soul! In the heart of the vibrant city of New Orleans, amidst the historic charm of St. Charles Avenue, lies a place that stands as a beacon of history and hospitality. Don Hubbard, affectionately known as “Mr. Don,” is the remarkable owner of the only Black-owned bed and breakfast that […]

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