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Juneteenth…Remembering the Past & Hope for the Future

From its Galveston, Texas origin in 1865, the observance of June 19th as the African American Emancipation Day has spread across the United States and beyond. It is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the end of slavery in the United States. Juneteenth commemorates African American freedom and …

Top Black Museums In America

African Americans have made a lot of contributions to this country. There are many musicians, activists, writers and artists that have helped build America. Because of this, there are a variety of black museums located throughout the United States. National Museum of African American History And Culture In …

Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Day

Ways to Honor Martin Luther King Day The iconic leader of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., was a big believer in public service and helping others.  It was during his 1957 speech in Montgomery, Alabama where he remarked: “Life’s most persistent and urgent …

Black Music Festivals 2020

Black Music Festivals 2020 We’re highlighting some of the best African American Music Festivals in the U.S. and Caribbean.  Please note that we are updating this post as soon as information is released on various Black music festivals. Tampa Bay Black Heritage & Music Festival Tampa Bay, FL …

Fall Festivals and Events Worth Adding To Your Calendar

The holidays will be here before you know it.  In addition to Halloween, pumpkin patches & apple picking, there is a lot to do in the fall.  Here is our list of Black Festival & Events Worth attending. Women Of Color Empowerment ConferenceFort Lauderdale, FLhttp://www.nationalwomenofcolor.comSeptember 14, 2019This national …

Black History Month

The origin of Black History Month dates back to 1925, when historian and founder of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Dr. Carter G. Woodson, announced his idea for a nationally celebrated Negro History week to honor the numerous contributions that blacks have made …

2019 Essence Festival Hotels

2019 Essence Festival Hotels Known as a the “party with a purpose”, the Essence Festival is a highly anticipated yearly event that features a variety of performers. In 2019 it is scheduled for July 4-8, 2019 in New Orleans & the festival is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary. There …