Posts tagged "black history month"

18 Things White America Needs To Reconcile To Truly Become Colorblind

Black History Month presents the opportunity to explore African-American history: A history marked by the struggle for a fair and equitable America that treats its citizens and residents with respect…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 26, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Gay Marriage Is Inevitable

Ruth Bader Ginsburg told Bloomberg that gay marriage is inevitable. (RawStory)
And speak of the devil, check out this woman’s awesome Ruth Bader Ginsburg tattoo. (CNN)
A high school…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | February 12, 2015 - 5:45 pm

This Is Obviously The Best Way To Celebrate Black History Month

So much WTFery in one little flier: an elementary school class in Waxhaw, North Carolina, sent home this grammatically incorrect flier with students asking them to dress in “African American…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2012 - 8:30 am

Girl Talk: How A Student Schooled Me On Racism

A few years ago my friend Dana and I were volunteers for Minds Matter, a non-profit organization that helps underprivileged kids get into college. Dana, a white Florida hippie who…

Tamara Lynch | February 15, 2011 - 2:00 pm

Celebrate Black History Month With…Ham Hocks?

So we’ve all heard of celebrating the holidays with traditional food items. Thanksgiving has turkey. Christmas has ham. St. Patty’s Day has beer and, uh, corned beef. Black History Month…

Persia Ali | February 17, 2009 - 3:15 pm

Michelle Obama Is The Fourth Black Woman To Grace Vogue’s Cover

It’s official: Michelle Obama is a Vogue cover girl. The March 2009 issue, which will hit newsstands next week, features the first lady on its cover wearing a Jason Wu…

Catherine Strawn | February 11, 2009 - 5:00 pm

Hattie McDaniel: An Oscar Legend

The Academy Awards are less than two weeks away, and with that, and Black History Month in mind, we want to remember Hattie McDaniel. McDaniel was an established radio and…

Annika Harris | February 11, 2009 - 4:00 pm