Black History Month 2019

Here is a key event that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1892 – The first African American performers The first African American performers, the World’s Fair Colored Opera Company, appear at Carnegie Hall.

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1992 – Alex Haley, renowned author, dies American biographer, scriptwriter, author who became famous with the publication of the novel ROOTS, which traces his ancestry back to Africa and covers seven American generations as they are taken slaves to […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts   1990 – Andey Rooney suspended for racist comments Andy Rooney, a CBS “60 Minutes” commentator, received a 90-day suspension from work because of racist remarks about African Americans attributed to him by Chris Bull, a New York-based reporter for […]

Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1974 – Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain Grenada achieves independence from Great Britain 2. 1967 – Chris Rock Born Comedian, author, recording artist, actor, and talk show host Chris Rock was born in South Carolina. He will become […]

  Here’s some key events that happened on this day brought to you by Black Facts 1. 1997 – First 24-Hour Black Movie Channel BET Holdings and Encore Media Corp. launch BET Movie/Starz the first 24 hour Black Movie channel. 2. 1997 – Black Facts Online Goes Live! Black Facts Online, the premiere spot for […]

The final day of Black History Month 2018 comes with recognition of the 1968 Olympics in Mexico City. That night 50 years ago this summer made icons out of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, whose public protest would be a precursor to that of Colin Kaepernick. As for the third man in the photo, Peter Norman, he […]

In honor of Black History Month in 2015, The Urban Daily will highlight amazing moments in Black American sports and entertainment history. Each week, we’ll…

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Spike LeeToday for Black History Month, we are highlighting the director Spike Lee. Birth Date: March 20, 1957 Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Fun Facts: Spike Lee directed popular films like She’s Gotta Have It, Malcolm X, Black Kkklansman, and Do the Right Thing Spike Lee attended Morehouse College (earning a Bachelor’s degree) and New York […]

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Happy Birthday to Mr. Black Excellence himself, Martin Luther King Jr. https://twitter.com/BerniceKing/status/952916245254492161 On this day, we celebrate the life of a true king who fearlessly fought for what he believed in and lead a whole race of people to believe in themselves. https://twitter.com/BerniceKing/status/952913466058248197   In honor of MLK’s 89th birthday, check out these rare, classic […]