White Folks ‘Embarrassed to Admit’ They Just Learned About the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Through an Episode of ‘Watchmen’ — Atlanta Black Star

https://www.youtube.com/embed/pQ-vFlEZU6s?feature=oembed The series premiere of the HBO series “Watchmen” debuted Sunday night and while the show is inspired by some fictional characters in the DC Comics series of the same name, the plot of the first episode was all too real. 478 more wordsWhite Folks ‘Embarrassed to Admit’ They Just Learned About the 1921 Tulsa Race … Continue reading White Folks ‘Embarrassed to Admit’ They Just Learned About the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Through an Episode of ‘Watchmen’ — Atlanta Black Star

Opinion: Lest We Forget Episode 2 Jesse Washington 1916

Episode 2 of this series is about the case of a 17 year old young man named Jesse Washington. In 1916 he was accused of murdering his employer. He was an illiterate with a reported slow mentality who was lynched and tortured in the most gruesome manner. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63Xg_M1k6-Q This is "lynching", Donald J. Trump! An … Continue reading Opinion: Lest We Forget Episode 2 Jesse Washington 1916

Little Known Black History Fact: 1921 Tulsa Race Riots — Black America Web

The 1921 destruction of Tulsa, Okla.’s “Black Wall Street” district, also known as the “Tulsa Race Riot,” remains one of the most explosive racial incidents of the early 20th Century. 520 more wordsLittle Known Black History Fact: 1921 Tulsa Race Riots — Black America Web

Paying Homage: Before Tyler Perry Studios, There Was Oscar Micheaux and Lincoln Motion Picture Company — The Root

Following the news of Tyler Perry Studios’ (TPS) historic grand opening, there was an uproarious celebration heard amongst the black Hollywood elite and beyond. Read more...Paying Homage: Before Tyler Perry Studios, There Was Oscar Micheaux and Lincoln Motion Picture Company — The Root Big ups to Tyler Perry, but I hope he knows (if no one … Continue reading Paying Homage: Before Tyler Perry Studios, There Was Oscar Micheaux and Lincoln Motion Picture Company — The Root

Mary Ellen Pleasant, the 19th-century millionaire who helped slaves escape to freedom through a secret network — Face2Face Africa

The Underground Railroad was a large movement in North America, consisting of several individuals who worked together to aid slaves in their escape from their captors. Apart from Harriet Tubman, Mary Ellen Pleasant is another powerful figure who joined the movement. https://face2faceafrica.com/article/mary-ellen-pleasant-the-19th-century-millionaire-who-helped-slaves-escape-to-freedom-through-a-secret-network

Why this forgotten woman could be America’s first black millionaire instead of C.J. Walker — Face2Face Africa

When African-American trailblazers are being celebrated, names like Frederick Douglass, Jackie Robinson, and Martin Luther King Jr. always come up and are revered and regarded as sources of pride in African-American households. Their stories and achievements are taught to children in the U.S. and across the world. With regards to Blacks in business, the most … Continue reading Why this forgotten woman could be America’s first black millionaire instead of C.J. Walker — Face2Face Africa

WATCH: Upcoming Harriet Tubman Biopic Highlights Christian Faith of Abolitionist — BCNN1 WP

A biopic on the historical mission of Harriet Tubman will hit theaters this fall, giving viewers a glimpse into the faith-led mission of the iconic abolitionist. “Harriet” will take viewers on a ride through history showcasing how Tubman legendarily led slaves to freedom in America via the Underground Railroad in the mid-1800s. https://bcnn1wp.wordpress.com/2019/07/24/watch-upcoming-harriet-tubman-biopic-highlights-christian-faith-of-abolitionist/