1940-The Supreme Court ruled that whites can’t bar African-Americans from white neighborhoods. 1913-Pioneering surgeon, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams, becomes a  member of the American College of Surgeons. For more historical facts check out Blackfacts.com.

Virginia War Memorial 621 S. Belvidere St. Richmond, VA 23220 Monday, May 31, 2010 (10:00 AM-11:00 AM) Co-hosted with the American Legion, 11th District This outdoor ceremony is held to honor all veterans and remind citizens that we must remain vigilant to protect our freedoms. The speaker will be the American Legion Department of Virginia […]

Army Emergency Relief Donate Now Established in 1942 by the Secretary of War, Army Emergency Relief (AER) is proud to have helped more than three million soldiers and their families overcome financial emergencies during these last 67 years. Since its founding, AER has always been where soldiers are stationed when they needed help. While active […]

VIA:  SmokeyRobinson.Com The dictionary defines the popular term “comfort food” as “food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal.” It has been known to have a buffering effect as it soothes the soul and spurs memories of more “comforting” times. If that concept holds up in the kitchen, then it […]

VIA:  SmokeyRobinson.Com The dictionary defines the popular term “comfort food” as “food prepared in a traditional style having a usually nostalgic or sentimental appeal.” It has been known to have a buffering effect as it soothes the soul and spurs memories of more “comforting” times. If that concept holds up in the kitchen, then it […]

The legendary Smokey Robinson has been a pillar in the African American music scene since the inception of Motown. Follow us as we celebrate Smokey Robinson during this Black History month.

The legendary Smokey Robinson has been a pillar in the African American music scene since the inception of Motown. Follow us as we celebrate Smokey Robinson during this Black History month.

On January 18, 1958 the first African American played for the NHL. Read the story of Willie O'Ree here.

VIA:  History.Com On January 18, 1958, hockey player Willie O’Ree of the Boston Bruins takes to the ice for a game against the Montreal Canadiens, becoming the first black to play in the National Hockey League (NHL). Born in 1935 in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, O’Ree was the son of a civil engineer, in one […]