Tag: Black History Moment

John Hope Franklin

Celebrating Black History Month, The Black History Moment Series #22: Dr. John Hope Franklin, African American Scholar And Historian.


  By Jueseppi B.     Throughout the month Of February, TheObamaCrat™ will post a daily series called The Black History Moment Series. Each day for 28 days of this historic month you will be given the food of Black History to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.    Celebrating Black History […]

Drawings are of Andrew Goodman, James Chaney, and Michael Schwerner

Celebrating Black History Month, The Black History Moment Series #15: The Murders of James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, And Michael Schwerner.


  By Jueseppi B.     Throughout the month Of February, TheObamaCrat™ will post a daily series called The Black History Moment Series. Each day for 28 days of this historic month you will be given the food of Black History to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.    Celebrating Black History […]

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Celebrating Black History Month, The Black History Moment Series #14: Post Racial America You Say….The Curious Case Of Mr. Alfred Wright.


  By Jueseppi B.     Throughout the month Of February, TheObamaCrat™ will post a daily series called The Black History Moment Series. Each day for 28 days of this historic month you will be given the food of Black History to satisfy your hunger for knowledge.    Celebrating Black History […]

Black History Moment: Mr. Berry Gordy, Jr.


  By Jueseppi B.         Berry Gordy, Jr. (born November 28, 1929) is an American record producer, and songwriter. He remains best known however as the founder of the legendary Motown record label, as well as its many subsidiaries.     Background information Born November 28, 1929 (age 83) Origin Detroit, Michigan, U.S. […]

Black History Moment: Lillian Evanti; 1st African American To Perform In Major European Opera Company


By Jueseppi B.     Madame Lillian Evanti, a 1940 painting by Lois Mailou Jones. Credit: National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC.     Lillian Evanti (August 12, 1890 – December 6, 1967), was an African American opera singer. Evanti, a soprano, debuted in 1927 in Delibes‘s Lakmé at Nice, France. She graduated from Howard University with a Bachelor’s Degree in […]

The Black History Moment: Honorable Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake, Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland.


By Jueseppi B.   Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Mayor of Baltimore, Maryland.     Stephanie C. Rawlings-Blake (born March 17, 1970) is an American politician and the 49th and current Mayor of Baltimore. She is the second woman to hold the office. Rawlings-Blake, who served as mayor since the 2010 resignation of Sheila Dixon, was elected in […]

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