Black History Month 2019

A Historic Black Church that has been operating for more that 200 years decided to raise money to donate to students at an affluent Historical Black College and University. Leaders at Alfred Street Baptist Church of Alexandria, Virginia raised more than $100,000 for Howard University seniors to aid in paying off their student loan balances. […]

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Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting the iconic singer–Beyonce. Birth Date: September 4, 1981 Hometown: Houston, Texas Fun Facts:  Beyonce has sold over 100 million records globally and has received over 20 Grammy Awards Beyonce is also an actor who has had roles in Austin Power’s Goldmember, Carmen: A Hip Hopera, Dreamgirls, and […]

Councilmember Shayla D. Favor was appointed to fill the unexpired term of newly elected Franklin County Court of Common Pleas, Judge Jaiza Page on January 14, 2019. Prior to joining Council, Favor served as an Assistant City Attorney in Columbus City Attorney Zach Klein’s office. As a Zone Attorney, Favor had the opportunity to litigate […]

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Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting the rapper turned entrepreneur–Dr. Dre. Birth Date: February 18, 1965 Hometown: Compton, California Fun Facts:  Dr. Dre partnered with Jimmy Iovine to launch Beats Electronics LLC (which is responsible for making the popular Beats by Dr. Dre headphones) Dr. Dre was a member of the controversial rap group N.W.A. […]

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Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting the music business entrepreneur behind No Limit Records–Master P. Birth Date: April 29, 1970 Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana Fun Facts:  Master P’s real name is Percy Miller Master P attended the University of Houston (Houston, TX) and Merritt College (Oakland, CA) Master P founded No Limit Records in […]

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Today for Black History Month 2019, we are highlighting the music business entrepreneur behind Rap-A-Lot Records– J. Prince. Birth Date: October 31, 1964 Hometown: Houston, TX Fun Facts:  J. Prince launched Rap-A-Lot Records in the 1980s and it was named after J. Prince’s brother– ‘Sir Rap-A-Lot’ J. Prince helped to bring the Geto Boys (Scarface, Willie D, and […]

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Denzel Hayes Washington Jr. is an American actor, director, and producer. He has received two Golden Globe awards, one Tony Award, and two Academy Awards: Best Supporting Actor for the historical war drama film Glory and Best Actor for his role as corrupt detective Alonzo Harris in the crime thriller Training Day.

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While the image of the Black Panther Party often conjures one of a man in the signature beret carrying a gun, women were right there alongside the men of the party, making up an estimated 50 percent of membership.

  Taelor Gray serves as a lead pastor at Linden Life Fellowship. He is also a hip hop artist, releasing his latest album The Love Don’t Last Long in May 2018. He serves as a city network leader for Made to Flourish and is also a contributing writer for The Witness: A Black Christian Collective. He is currently […]

A character guide to one of our featured Black History Month heroes, Travis Scott.