Black History

Black History

Black History
Photo credit: shutterstock On the last day of Black History month, we’d like to shine a light on legendary artist Dr. Samella Lewis. The New Orleans based artist is a prominent figure in African American, as she founded the Museum of African American Arts in 1976. She has won...
Black History
Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com Sponsored by: WBLS celebrates Black History Month with “Game Changers” and for the last day, we’re highlighting Victor Hugo Green (1892-1960) and his famed Green Book. The Jim Crow era was a dark time in our nation’s history and if a black family...
Black History
To celebrate Black History Month, WBLS is celebrating those who are making a positive impact in our culture today! In this episode of Game Changers, we’re sitting with Mike Muse, a man focused on intersecting politics and pop culture through conversations about lifestyle, sports...
Black History
(Photo by Venturelli/Getty Images) With Black History Month drawing to a close, we are still continuing to highlight the gamechangers of art in Black History. Today, we are highlighting, conceptual artist Kara Walker. Walker was born in Stockton, California on November 26th,1969...
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Photo Credit: Getty Images WBLS celebrates Black History Month with “Game Changers” and this week we're highlighting the innovator, risk taker and owner of Make My Cake , Aliyyah Baylor. At the age of 9, Aliyyah became a young culinary entrepreneur, following in the footsteps of...
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Photo Credit: SOPA Images/Getty Who knew a Black woman was the visionary behind the very thing we use every day during our daily commute, the Global Positioning System (GPS). Yess! Dr. Gladys West is the reason why we can check our directions when we are lost or having issues...
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Photo Credit: Youtube Screenshot/ MAGGIE LENA WALKER Talk about power moves! Maggie Lena Walker was the first female Bank president to Charter a bank in the United States. She founded a penny Savings Bank for the order of st. Luke and served as president. Her goal was to...
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Photo Credit: MediaNews Group/Oakland Tribune/Getty Images Every February, communities come together to honor the most historic and iconic moments, inventions, and contributions in Black culture. This celebration is referred to as Black History Month. As we often recognize the...
Black History
WBLS celebrates Black History Month with “Game Changers” and this week we have the so-called dope creator and author of Super Beauty, TiffanyJ Wider. Video of GAME CHANGERS: Creator of the Inspirational "Super Beauty" Doll A “super dope chick from South...