UPDATED: 1:25 p.m. ET, Nov. 30, 2020 — Original story: Dec. 3, 2019: This Giving Tuesday, there are many organizations fighting for equity and justice for Black people everywhere. Various issues have come to the forefront regarding the multifaceted lives of Black people, including immigration, economic justice, environmental justice and decarceration. If there’s an issue […]

Little Known Black History Facts

The National Negro Bowling Association (NNBA) was formed on August 20, 1939, in Detroit, Mich. Now known today as The National Bowling Association (TNBA), the organization boasts over 23,000 members and hundreds of leagues nationwide. Bowling had become a favorite pastime for many Black families, and the NNBA was formed in part to organize leagues […]

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, better known as the NAACP, was founded on this day in 1909 in response to a violent race riot in Illinois the year prior. Today, the civil rights organization boasts a membership  of more than 300,000 continuing its quest to speak for the disenfranchised. In August […]