Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

The NAACP annually awards the Spingarn Medal to individuals who have contributed greatly to the African-American community. On this day in 1920, scholar and activist W.E.B. Du Bois became the sixth recipient of the coveted award for his work with the Pan-African Congress. The Spingarn Medal was established in 1914 by then-Chairman J.E. Spingarn, and […]