Black History Month

"Lifting As We Climb" has long been the mission of African-American women.

In honor of Black History Month, find out who made our list of 20 HBCU graduates who are changing the world.

(edit) Delaware State University The Delaware College for Colored Students was established on May 15, 1891, by the Delaware General Assembly under the provisions of the Morrill Act of 1890. The school’s Board of Trustees used part of the initial $8,000 state appropriation to purchase a 95-acre property north of the state capital of Dover […]

For Black History Month, WOL News Talk 1450 AM, WYCB My Spirit 1340 and Praise 104.1 will be taking a look at golfers who came before Tiger Woods and the struggles to play the game in a segregated society. Today we talk to James “Jimmy” Garvin, Golf Course Owner & Hall of Famer. Garvin is […]

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated was founded by nine women on the campus of Howard University in Washington DC on Jan. 15, 1908. It is the oldest greek-letter organization created by and for African American collegiate women. Its founders were: Anna Easter Brown, Beulah Burke, Lillie Burke, Marjorie Hill, Margaret Flagg Holmes, Ethel Hedgeman (Lyle), […]

Today, Charleston, South Carolina, has a reputation of being one of America’s friendliest cities and a popular travel destination for vacationers nationwide. The “Holy City” was also once regarded as the national’s capital of the international slave trade, with 40 to 60 percent of slaves landing in the New World within the region. Sullivan’s Island, […]

Bowie State University Bowie State University was founded in 1865, by the Baltimore Association for the Moral and Educational Improvement of Colored People as a teaching school. It is the oldest HBCU in Maryland and one of the ten oldest in the country. Bowie State University offers 22 undergraduate majors and 38 master’s, doctoral and […]

For Black History Month, we will spotlight some of the greatest athletes in Historically Black College and University History. Today we honor the man known as “Air” McNair. Steve McNair was born on Valentine’s Day in 1973. The Mississippi-Native began starred as a four-sport athlete at Mount Olive High School, playing football, baseball, basketball, and […]

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Park was created to give back to the community where the civil rights icon was raised, but it was recently on the receiving end thanks to a sizable donation to encourage recycling.

The Martin Luther King Jr. National Park was created to give back to the community where the civil rights icon was raised, but it was recently on the receiving end thanks to a sizable donation to encourage recycling.

Attending a Historically Black College University can be the best experience that you create it to be. HBCUs are built on a foundation of culture. Listen to the stories of graduates that have amazing reasons why they are proud to be apart of the HBCU Family! It’s important to give back to our HBCUs as we […]

Teaching Black history to students has always been a part of the curriculum in American schools. The accuracy of it, however, and the necessary context for that type of instruction hasn't always been there, to put it mildly.