#BornThisDay: Writer, Langston Hughes

February 1, 1902- Langston Hughes was a gay man who, because of his era and his community, was deep in the closet. He remains one of my favorite poets. He was also an inspired novelist, lecturer, columnist, playwright,  and one of the very most important and ... See the Rest

Stacey Dash: BET Clapback

Remember how Clueless actress Stacey Dash went on Fox & Friends on Fox News the other day and said that we should get rid of Black ... See the Rest

“Truth Is on the Side of the Oppressed” – Malcolm X

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for remembrance of important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. It ... See the Rest

Obama Turns the White House Blues

At "Red, White and Blues," a White House event to celebrate Black History Month, the president was nudged into singing a few bars of "Sweet Home Chicago," backed ... See the Rest