today in black history

October 21, 2014

Jazz legend and band leader, Dizzy Gillespie, was born in 1917 in Cheraw, SC. He would become one of the genre's great ambassadors. offers independent and thought provoking commentary from our editorial staff and expert contributors.


Mr. President, Ferguson Calls

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It is time for this President to speak without equivocation on racism in America. Read More


The Grass isn't Greener

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