Charles Alfred “Chief” Anderson will be honored this week in his hometown of Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania in recognition of his commemorative stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service. Anderson was a pioneering Black aviator who became the lead trainer for the Tuskegee Airmen. As we detailed in our Little Known Black History Fact, Anderson flew […]

02/05/14- Reverend Al Sharpton encourages people to look beyond the typical names celebrated during Black History Month. Instead, he asks people to dig deeper and to teach friends and family about the unsung black history makers.

Man, “Saturday Night Live” is really getting in touch with its “blackness.” As the world knows, February is Black History Month and the show took time to celebrate with a skit featuring its three black castmembers. The scene was a high school presentation the subject. It’s a mostly white classroom, but Jay Pharoah, Kenan Thompson, […]