What Black History Month Can Teach Us About Resilience

Black History Month is celebrated in February and Women’s History Month in March. At a time when so many people in both groups are repeatedly told that they’ll never be able to achieve success, author Dr. Dee Carroll asserts that we all have the power to reach our goals, no matter our circumstances. Dee Carroll … More What Black History Month Can Teach Us About Resilience

Black History Month Did You Know: Uncle Tom Was Based On A Real Person

Contemporary readers of  Uncle Tom’s Cabin have no idea that there was a real Uncle Tom. There is a story that is seldom told of the man who Ms Beecher Stowe based her tale on. His name was Josiah Henson. I don’t recall hearing of him until recently. Neither did the readers of the 1850s. His name … More Black History Month Did You Know: Uncle Tom Was Based On A Real Person

2019’s Black History Month Celebration Kicks Off With Scholarships Awards

Fastweb (www.fastweb.com), the leading website for scholarship and financial aid information and a member of the Monster network, focuses on resources for African American students in celebration of Black History Month. Fastweb encourages undergraduate, graduate and college-bound African American and all minority students to help fund their college education by applying for scholarship opportunities, available … More 2019’s Black History Month Celebration Kicks Off With Scholarships Awards

Spiritual Hero: St. Perpetua And St. Felicity Remind Us To Persevere

Black History Month gives us the opportunity to celebrate the beauty of faith. Just after the death of Pope St. Victor I, St. Perpetua and St. Felicity underwent their martyrdom in Carthage, around 203. St. Perpetua was a young, well-educated noblewoman and mother living in Carthage in North Africa. Her mother was a Christian and … More Spiritual Hero: St. Perpetua And St. Felicity Remind Us To Persevere

getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month

This month, getTV is commemorating Black History Month with a salute to the 20th Century’s pioneers who triumphantly overcame societal barriers and paved the way for today’s generation of artists and entertainers in the areas of drama, comedy and music. Jeff Meier, SVP of Programming and General Manager of getTV said, “We wanted to honor the … More getTV Salutes 20th Century Pioneers In Honor Of Black History Month

Spiritual Hero: Venerable Pierre Toussaint Shows Us Success Can Lead To Holiness

Black History Month is more than honoring those who walked before us. It is honoring the lessons they gave us as well. “I have never felt I am a slave to any man or woman but I am a servant of Almighty God who made us all. When one of his children is in need, … More Spiritual Hero: Venerable Pierre Toussaint Shows Us Success Can Lead To Holiness

Black History Month Feature: Black Roman Catholics Who Changed America

Black History month  reminds us that there are great moments that need to be celebrated. Faith is one of those things. There are a few Black  Catholics that helped change the timber and breath of our nation. Pierre Toussaint Arriving in New York from Haiti in 1787 with his owner, Jean Bªrard, Pierre Toussaint is … More Black History Month Feature: Black Roman Catholics Who Changed America