Black History Month

February brings with it Black History Month, and the legacy, pride, accomplishments and strength that black folks have brought and established in this country for centuries. While black accomplishments are often minimized or even ignored, it’s critical that we take this month, and the rest of the year to understand how our rich and painful […]

As we begin February, we commence the celebration of Black History Month. In honor of celebrating our history, we will highlight important pieces of Black History that have affected American and world history. Get ready to see the trailblazers, martyrs and revolutionaries and their momentous accomplishments as a way to not only remember their contributions […]

Come every February 1, there’s arguing, discussing, protesting, analyzing and reflecting on whether having a Black History Month is still significant. However, there’s not the same push back against Hispanic Heritage Month or American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month or Irish-American Heritage Month. Why is that? While some may argue that black history is American history […]

In honor and celebration of all the pretty brown girls out there doing awesome things and proving they are more than just their skin tone, International Pretty Brown Girl Day will be celebrated on Saturday, February 27. This celebratory day actualizes the mission of the Pretty Brown Girl Movement, which is celebrated the 4th Saturday […]

It’s February, so you know what that means – yes, it’s Black History Month. While there’s always some type of controversy surrounding the month where memorable black Americans and historical events are recognized and commemorated, Black History Matters and now more than ever. Honoring this special month, Tha Afterparty Radio will post trivia questions every […]

It’s been an ongoing dialogue for years, but the argument still persists: do we still need to have a month designated for Black History? It’s been argued that if black people really want to be seen as equal in this country, then we shouldn’t separate ourselves out. Singling ourselves out is just making it harder […]

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