History

John Henry Whitehead – History Our Wa...

Feb 10, 2015No Comments

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

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In 2015

Jan 19, 2015No Comments

It is always interesting to look at Dr. King’s life and work every year as we celebrate his birth, because the interpretations and recollections change.

Selma: A Sure Fire Oscar Contender

Jan 08, 2015No Comments

Selma is about the three months surrounding the violent march in Selma, Alabama led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and other stalwarts of the

Discussion On Role Elders Played In Civil R...

Nov 09, 2014No Comments

                                                 

Discussion On Role Elders Played In Civil R...

Nov 09, 2014No Comments

                                                 

Black Troops in Combat

Jun 18, 2014No Comments

“Once let the Black man get upon his person the brass letters U.S. and Eagle on his button and a musket on his shoulder and

Brown vs. Board of Education Turns 60

May 15, 2014No Comments

  ‘Tis a pity that Linda Brown isn’t as celebrated as Rosa Parks in the annals of the Civil Rights Movement because the little Topeka,

Redefining Black History Month

Feb 24, 2014No Comments

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

Grammy’s Hall of Fame: 2014 Inductees

Jan 28, 2014No Comments

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy announced 27 new additions to its legendary GRAMMY Hall of Fame. The list

Two Giants Speak

Jan 28, 2014No Comments

[quote]“Never again shall it be that this beautiful land will experience the oppression of one by another and suffer the indignity of being the skunk

Happy Birthday Dr. King ! | King Holid...

Jan 15, 2014No Comments

  PUSH Excel 24th Annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Scholarship Breakfast January 20, 2014 8:00 a.m. Hyatt Regency Chicago Grand Ballroom 151 East

DuSable Museum presents Fifty Years Forward...

Jan 07, 2014No Comments

The DuSable Museum of African American History is honored to present a new exhibit entitled, Fifty Years Forward: Birmingham to Atlanta to Selma. Reception Friday,

Kartemquin Films: 'The Trials of Muham...

Nov 05, 2013No Comments

The Trials of Muhammad Ali covers the explosive crossroads of Ali’s life. When Cassius Clay becomes Muhammad Ali, his conversion to Islam and refusal to

Bishop Arthur M. Brazier – The Activi...

Oct 24, 2013No Comments

Bishop Arthur M. Brazier was committed to his call as a minister and a pastor; however, he recognized early in his life a need for

Red Clay Dance presents "Transcending&...

Oct 14, 2013No Comments

TRANSCEND   We’ve all witnessed pictures, seen sculptures and heard stories detailing, to the best of knowledge, the Middle Passage and the inhumane conditions Africans

Red Clay Dance presents "Transcending&...

Oct 14, 2013No Comments

TRANSCEND   We’ve all witnessed pictures, seen sculptures and heard stories detailing, to the best of knowledge, the Middle Passage and the inhumane conditions Africans

Reflections on 50 Years of Struggle

Sep 04, 2013No Comments

By Rev. Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. **This is the partial prepared text of Jesse Jackson’s remarks at the March on Washington commemoration. Lincoln Memorial, Washington,

The Historic March On Washington

Aug 29, 2013No Comments

The March on Washington For Jobs and Freedom on August 28, 1963 is widely considered the apex of the Civil Rights Movement, as it not

Get Cultured: AFRICOBRA

Jul 10, 2013No Comments

The South Side Community Art Center, the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, and The DuSable Museum of African American History present a