Black History

Black History

Black History
(Photo by Rabbani and Solimene Photography/Getty Images) As WBLS continues to celebrate Black History Month and its game changers, today we highlight painter and activist, Faith Ringgold. Ringgold was born in New York City in 1930 and worked as an art teacher in public schools...
Black History
Photo Credit: Bettmann/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 efforts of freedom...
Black History
Photo Credit: Rodin Eckenroth - Getty Images 10-time Grammy Award-winner Chaka Khan’s life and legacy continues to grow each time she hits the stage! Born in Chicago Illinois, Chaka Khan’s vocal range has served her well, resulting in 22 albums, and 10 No.1 Billboard magazine...
Black History
Photo Credit: Joe Raedle/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 efforts of freedom...
Black History
Photo Credit: Chip Somodevilla/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 efforts of...
Black History
(Photo Credit: Getty Images) WBLS celebrates Black History Month with “Game Changers” and we’re kicking it off by highlighting 14-year-old author and activist, Marley Dias . Video of Game Changers: Marley Dias and the #1000BlackGirlBooks Marley is the founder of the #...
Black History
Photo Credit: Afro Newspaper/Gado/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 efforts of...
Black History
Photo credit - Tristan Tan/Shutterstock If we’re talking about African-American artists then it’s only right we celebrate the first celebrity artist. Henry Ossawa Tanner was the first to gain international acclaim and he’s most known for his paintings and drawing. He belonged to...
Black History
(Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images) On the first day of Black History Month and just days before the Super Bowl, a mural of Colin Kaepernick was destroy in Atlanta. Fabian Williams, the artist who painted the mural, posted the video to his Instagram account saying that “...