Presidential Proclamation — National African American History Month, 2015

NATIONAL AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH, 2015 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION For generations, the story of American progress has been shaped by the inextinguishable beliefs that change is always possible and a brighter future lies ahead. With tremendous strength and abiding resolve, our ancestors — some of whom were Read More …

John Henry Whitehead – History Our Way 2015

In honor of Black History Month, N’DIGO recently sat down with John Henry Whitehead the creator of the 2015 History Our Way calendar and wanted to share with it’s readers who he is and what inspired him to create such an inspiring piece of informational art. N’DIGO: How was your calendar History Our Way birthed? Read More …

Redefining Black History Month

What is her message? As we end February, this Black History Month, what would happen if you didn’t tell your black child about the trials and tribulations of the Black experience? What if you didn’t tell your child about the bad experience of slavery, about the inequality Black Americans have endured. What if you didn’t Read More …

A Look at the Northern Civil Rights Movement – Part 2

The Civil Rights Movement took root in Chicago thanks to the fearless leadership of men, women and youth who refused to accept the status quo and stood united for change. Through negotiation, litigation and demonstration, these brave individuals helped change Chicago and the nation. Among those great leaders were Chicago Urban League executive director Edwin Read More …

A Look At the Northern Civil Rights Movement and Reflection on its Leaders

In celebration of Black History Month, the Arthur M. Brazier Foundation has launched a video series, beginning with the Northern Civil Rights Movement, that reflects the fight for the desegregation of the public school system, the creation of fair housing laws, and to put an end to biased hiring practices. This video collection aims to Read More …