As TV One continues to represent 24/7 for the culture this #BlackHistoryMonth, @schomburgcenter's very own Kadiatou Tubman, Manager of Education Programs and Outreach at the historic institution schooled us on five things that you weren't taught in school!
Photo by: Bettmann/ Contributor It’s vital to understand the past in order to make strides in the future! As Black History Month continues, here’s another look at the evolution of Black sitcoms. After the groundbreaking sitcom Julia ended, there was a lack of dialogue on racial issues and the lives of most Black Americans were […]
Photo by: (Left): Diahann Carroll by Bettmann/Contributor. (Middle): The Cast of The Jeffersons by Bettmann/ Contributor. (Right): Mo’Nique by Mathew Imaging/FilmMagic. As we continue celebrating the culture during Black History Month, we must look at our past to continue making great strides. And if you know TV One, then you know that we are all […]
Photo by: AR Graphics/Getty Images Black History Month is officially here! At TV One, where we represent the culture 24/7, Black History is celebrated every day. However, it’s important to truly understand what Black history and the month of February mean to the Black community. Here’s a crash course on how Black History Month got […]
Photo by: Michael Kovac/Contributor From Ann Lowe to Telfar Clemens, Black Americans have always set the standard for fashion, contributing a plethora of most memorable moments, trends and more. As we celebrate Black History Month and #Represent247, TV One is shining a light on Black designers who have revolutionized the industry’s history and paved the way […]
As we continue to recognize African-Americans’ contributions to society throughout Black History Month, we have to shine a light on the spaces that we’ve always been allowed to show up in authentically as our true selves. With more than 100 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country, these college campuses and their unparalleled experience […]
1. African Burial Ground National Monument (New York) The discovery of an African burial ground in lower Manhattan was a surprise to the workers who unearthed it in 1991 as they prepared to construct a federal office building. More shocking still was its scope: Hundreds of remains were found dating from the 1690s through 1794. […]
Photo by: Bev Grant/Contributor During Black History Month, TV One is commemorating the achievements of African-American scholars, poets, politicians, and activists who have made extraordinary contributions to the Black community and the world. Black History Month evolved from “Negro History Week,” established Feb. 7, 1926, by Carter G. Woodson, a Black historian and founder of […]
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