These composers and singers of the faith championed a musical style that crosses denominations and transcends race: black gospel music.
It’s time to restore real black history: recognition of achievement and overcoming obstacles as citizens integral to this great nation.
First Baptist has always had strong members whose faith, tested and tried with slavery, Jim Crow segregation, intimidation, violence, and even a devastating tornado, triumphed over all.
‘Things Fall Apart’ by Nigerian author Chinua Achebe is an exceedingly even-handed account of the cultural clash between the Africans in Nigeria and the English who descended on them in the late 19th century.
William Cooper Nell’s innovative approach of collecting oral records passed down from Revolutionary War veterans showed what these unsung heroes did for their country and why they deserved equal rights.
Yes, horrible things happened at Southern plantations. But horrible things have happened all across the entire nation. To start banning venues due to evils is to prevent attempts to replace evil with good.
‘Harriet’ is finely done and despite the usual amount of creative liberties in historic films, many aspects of the movie offer an accurate and balanced view of both Tubman and our country’s history.
Considering the obstacles they had to overcome, it was relatively quickly that African-American women, rising out of the evil chains of slavery, attained distinction as brilliant and notable scholars.
You might not have heard of these less celebrated Black History Month heroes, but their lives of faith and service are worthy of recognition.
A great many African-Americans of the civil rights era supported strong punishments against the criminals wreaking havoc in their neighborhoods, as ‘The Black Silent Majority’ shows.
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