The Negro Leagues helped carrier the banner of black civil rights, but it wasn't easy.
To celebrated Black History Month, I put together quotes from some of my favorite black figures.
We all know about Dr. King's famous "I Have A Dream" speech that he gave during the March on Washington on August 28, 1963, but how much do you actually know about this speech and what it says. If I asked you to say one line from the entire speech, you would probably quote the … Continue reading I Have A Dream
I was given the opportunity to be a guest writer and write an article about Black History Month for The Lance (Evangel University's school newspaper). Here's what I wrote: When I think about what makes Black History Month special to me, I remember how far we have come as black people. Black History Month is … Continue reading The Significance of Black History Month
Freedom and equality. These are two words that are nice to hear but haven't been the easiest things for black people to obtain; they have mostly been a conceptual idea for black people. We owe thanks to Juneteenth for making these two words actualy obtainable things. Juneteenth ushered the movement for these two words to … Continue reading Why Juneteenth Matters
In today's society, there isn't much racial violence as there is racial oppression. You see it in the news everywhere, and they're basically saying, "Black people [people of any color] don't have a right to protest." I want to clear one thing up...I DIDN'T ASK TO BE BLACK, none of us did. I didn't ask … Continue reading I Didn’t Ask to be Black