Juneteenth is celebrated annually on June 19th as the day enslaved Black people in the South found out they were free. President Abraham Lincoln ordered that enslaved African Americans freedom two years prior with the Emancipation Proclamation, but due to the resistance in the South, those held captive didn’t know until Major General Gordon Granger […]
One of the many opportunities to discuss both racial bias and racial pride is in June, as Black Americans across the country celebrate Juneteenth.
With the recent and rapid spread of the Coronavirus around the U.S, quarantine is proving to be a very stressful time for parents as they try to juggle working at home and keeping their children occupied and up to date with their schoolwork. It won’t be long for those kiddos to start getting stir crazy, […]
(Recommended Ages 8+) HOUSTON, TX — July 28th is National Buffalo Soldiers Day and was commemorated to celebrate the establishment of the U.S. Army’s first peacetime regime of African American soldiers, but did you know there’s a museum that you can visit in Houston, Texas to celebrate these heroes? Whether you live in Houston or […]
Contributed ContentIt won’t be long before the textbooks are put away, the school bell rings, and America’s school children are let out for a few months of fun, sun, and grade-A memories. But of course, while there’s plenty of potential for your children to have a good time, it won’t just happen, it’s up to […]
Do you know these Black History Facts? Black Fact Challenge: Teach your children one Black history fact each day. There are 28 facts for the month of February. February