Tag: black history

Jessica Watkins is the FIRST BLACK WOMAN to Join Space Station Crew | VIDEO

Source: Orlando Sentinel / Getty *(CNN) — A SpaceX capsule carrying four astronauts — including the first Black woman to join the International Space Station crew — successfully docked with the ISS Wednesday evening, kicking off a five-month mission. The astronauts had spent 16… Continue Reading “Jessica Watkins is the FIRST BLACK WOMAN to Join Space Station Crew | VIDEO”

Black Menswear & Wear Brims Highlight The Cultural Significance Of Brim Hats In New Doc

Many men can attest to the importance of topping off a fresh ‘fit with the perfect piece of headwear, whether it’s a Harris Tweed fedora or a navy blue New York Yankees fitted baseball cap. A Moment In Time, a new mini documentary presented… Continue Reading “Black Menswear & Wear Brims Highlight The Cultural Significance Of Brim Hats In New Doc”

Washington University Black History Mural Vandalized With Racist Symbolism

Getting an advanced education shouldn’t come with a side course of bigotry, but sadly it appears to be a constant occurrence in the news on multiple occasions. Washington University is the latest to experience racism on its campus, this time in the form of… Continue Reading “Washington University Black History Mural Vandalized With Racist Symbolism”

HERStory Made: Kristen Hayden Becomes The First Black Woman To Win National Diving Title

Source: Dylan Buell / Getty History was made at the USA Diving Winter National Championships this week, with Kristen Hayden becoming the first Black woman to win the national diving title. She now also is the first Black American to earn a bid to… Continue Reading “HERStory Made: Kristen Hayden Becomes The First Black Woman To Win National Diving Title”

Pioneering Black Women From St. Louis To Be Honored By The Griot Museum Of Black History

It goes without saying that Black women can be considered the creators of what we call Black history, from literally birthing our African American icons to getting things done with their own bare hands. A portion of that work can easily be accredited to… Continue Reading “Pioneering Black Women From St. Louis To Be Honored By The Griot Museum Of Black History”

103-Year-Old Woman Recalls Picking Cotton as Teenager in Viral Video

A 103-year-old grandmother has gone viral after sharing her experience picking cotton as a teenager. TikTok user Shanika Bradshaw recently shared a video of her grandmother Madie Scott speaking about picking cotton for 50 cents a day. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. “When you think of… Continue Reading “103-Year-Old Woman Recalls Picking Cotton as Teenager in Viral Video”

Northwestern State University Welcomes First Black President In Louisiana School’s 137-Year History

After receiving his undergraduate from Northwestern State University and then going on to serve 23 years in various roles as a faculty member, Dr. Marcus Jones not only has become the school’s newest president but also makes history as its first-ever Black commander-in-chief. LIKE… Continue Reading “Northwestern State University Welcomes First Black President In Louisiana School’s 137-Year History”

SpaceX Launch: Sian Proctor Makes History as First Black Female Spacecraft Pilot (Video)

  Dr. Sian Proctor is making history as we speak with her seat on SpaceX’s Inspiration4, currently in a three-day orbit around Planet Earth. LIKE US ON FACEBOOK. FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM & TWITTER. SUBSCRIBE TO OUR YOUTUBE. The a geoscientist, artist and science communicator, has been a trailblazer in… Continue Reading “SpaceX Launch: Sian Proctor Makes History as First Black Female Spacecraft Pilot (Video)”

Actor Jeremy Pope Dedicated His Met Gala Outfit To Slave Attire In The Cotton Fields

The 2021 Met Gala proved to be the premiere fashion event of the year as per usual, with the ceremony returning to New York City after taking a year off due to the global pandemic. As many celebrities pulled up dressed to the nines… Continue Reading “Actor Jeremy Pope Dedicated His Met Gala Outfit To Slave Attire In The Cotton Fields”