Hulan Jack, a native of the West Indies, was sworn in as Manhattan Borough President on this day in 1953. He was the first Black person to hold an executive position in a major American city.
On December 2nd, people around the world take part in a global day of giving back, called #GivingTuesday. This year we are taking part and we are asking you to support Not In Our Town, a movement committed to ending hate in communities and schools across the country. Over the next week, as you enjoy time with
Is such a national tragedy that almost anybody knows Eugene Jacques Bullard, who was not only the first African-American fighter pilot in history but a national hero with an amazing story. Bullard was an expat living in France, and when World War I broke out, he joined the French Infantry. He was seriously wounded, and France awarded