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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 …

Visiting Copacabana Beach Rio De Janeiro

Located in one of the liveliest neighborhoods in Rio, Copacabana is a stop for many cruise ships. Passengers often find that this lovely area is filled with activity almost nonstop. It consists of one of the world’s most beautiful beaches and there’s a lot to do here. This …

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 …