Michelle Obama: Black History Month

Michelle Obama: Black History Month

Most known for being the first African-American First Lady, born January 17, 1964, she was raised on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois. She studied and graduated from Princeton University and Harvard Law. She met Barack Obama while working at the law firm Sidley... read more
Ruby Bridges: Black History Month

Ruby Bridges: Black History Month

Born in 1954 Ruby Bridges was the oldest of five children. Even though she was born in Tylertown Mississippi, her family moved to New Orleans when she was 2 years old. The same year Ruby was born the US Supreme Court made a landmark ruling in Brown v. the Board of... read more
Maya Angelou: Black History Month

Maya Angelou: Black History Month

Marguerite Annie Johnson, better known as Maya Angelou (St. Louis, Missouri; April 4, 1928-Winston-Salem, North Carolina; May 28, 2014), was an American writer, poet, singer, and civil rights activist. He published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and... read more
February: Black History Month

February: Black History Month

Black History Month was first proposed by Black educators and Black United Students at Kent State University in February 1969. The first celebration of Black History Month took place in the State of Kent one year later, from January 2, 1970 to February 28, 1970. Six... read more