On February 18, 1931, Toni Morrison was born.
Monthly Archives: February 2023
Huey P. Newton is born
On February 17, 1942, Huey P. Newton was born.
James Baskett is born
On February 16, 1904, James Baskett was born.
Maya Dent, Fitness Coach| Black History Month Series
To celebrate Black History Month 2023, TheBlack.Blog and HeavieTalk Media are presenting a Black Representation Matters Series. The series will highlight the importance of black representation in all aspects. This month-long series will feature interviews and a daily black history month themed narrated video series. New interviews premiere every week. Plus, narrated videos will beContinue reading “Maya Dent, Fitness Coach| Black History Month Series”
Nat King Cole dies at the age of 45
On February 15, 1965, Nat King Cole died at the age of 45.
Augusta Institute, known today as Morehouse College, is founded
On February 14, 1867, Augusta Institute, known today as Morehouse College, was founded by Reverend William Jefferson White.
The Negro National League is founded
On February 13, 1920, The Negro National League was founded by Andrew Foster and others.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded
On February 12, 1909, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded.
Ruth Carol Taylor becomes the first black flight attendant
On February 11, 1958, Ruth Carol Taylor became the first black flight attendant.
Alex Haley dies
On February 10, 1992, Alex Haley died.