Black History Month Articles: Part 1

A Biography of Black History Giant Medgar Evers
If you have ever seen the movie Ghosts of Mississippi, then you know the story about the trail that convicted the murderer or Medgar Evers.

The Life and Death of Marvin Gaye
I also remember the moment I heard the news of Marvin Gaye's tragic death. What I did not know was that in the midst of his popularity and success, is that he was a tortured soul.

A Biography of Dr. Charles Drew
Drew Charles was an African American surgeon credited for creating blood transfusions and the development of blood banks. He also worked to integrate the donation of blood.

A Biography of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglas was a famous abolitionist who fought to end slavery as well as improve the conditions of black people and for women's rights.

A Biography of the Candy Man, Sammy Davis Jr
Most people remember Sammy Davis Jr. as the fun spirited character of a performer who made people smile. But, he fought through a great deal of prejudices and roadblocks along the way.

Re-introducing Dorothy Dandridge
I first heard of Dorothy Dandridge when Halle Berry played her in the tale-drama movie Introducing Dorothy Dandridge in 1999. Her name is mentioned as inspiration by numerous modern day black actress...

Bill Cosby, Making Change Through Comedy
For me, Bill Cosby is one of the funniest men alive. Through his humor, he has touched the hearts of millions, and he has caused countless others to think.


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