Now that Black History Month is over, will the celebration end? Let's hope not. Let's continue to hold our history and heritage in trust for those who have yet to be born.
We must realize that exposing our children to information contained in books and museums is far more beneficial than most anything that they are likely to encounter on television, radio or online.
I would like to extend a sincere apology for forgetting Black History Month yet again. I don't know why this seems to happen every year, but I'm always filled with regret that I didn't do any celebrating.
Considering that this is my first official blog post of my guest book editorship since the introduction, my first Black History Month lesson will be a brief primer on "CP Time."
As we come to the end of this Black history month, I have decided to share some of the lessons taught to me by my first teacher on Black history and t...
Many of my black brothers and sisters are beginning to feel that the President's ascent to the most powerful station in the nation has done little to get them off their posts of despair.
What needs to be continually taught is that Malcolm X was a man who, through a mere 39 years, evolved intellectually and spiritually in a manner that many do not manage to in a lifetime.
Many Americans know very little about a group of schools that educated hundreds of thousands of black children and are their own key piece of black history.
The oversimplification of Black History Month is akin to the practice of making one's position on the invasion and occupation of the sovereign nation of Iraq fit within the confines of a bumper sticker.
February is Black History Month and in honor of this month we have the opportunity to recall and celebrate the impact and positive contributions that African-Americans have made.
Failure to address the unique problems of the most disadvantaged households in America can allow those problems to spill over and overwhelm the nation as a whole.
It would be certainly nice to have a place where the lessons and mistakes of the past were taught to the next generation. Sadly, the International Civil Rights Center and Museum still has much to learn.
Obama's first year in office has been defined by very real concerns -- getting and keeping jobs, providing the health care we need. But these real concerns, coupled with a black president, have prompted prejudice.
Did President Obama's supporters draw the wrong conclusions from his victory? Did they assume that this nation's problems would be quickly addressed without strife, without a voice raised?
As the United States celebrates Black History Month, one enduring challenge we face as a nation is the persistent health disparities between black and...
How do today's slave owners keep people enslaved? They use the same tools as their predecessors in antebellum America: violence and the threat of violence.