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Whiskey brand honors the enslaved man who taught Jack Daniels how to make the now famous drink!

We’ve covered the story of how an enslaved man, Nathan ‘Nearest’ Green, actually taught Jack Daniels how to make bourbon. He has been recognized in very small moves as the godfather of Tenessee Whiskey but it is still not mainstream knowledge. However, if you are a JD drinker it may now be time to switch. In …

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Black History is British History! Here are some British Hidden History Figures

The British education system conveniently leaves out a lot of its cruelest history and in my personal experience shys away from including any positiv influence from Black people before the 60s. But for many reasons the cold isles of Britain have had Black people wevaed into their history for some time, for good and for …

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Allyson Felix breaks world record held by Usain Bolt 10 months after giving birth

It’s big news when a record set by none other than Usain Bolt is broken, especially when it is done so by a woman who gave birth less than a year ago! Of course, it wasn’t his 100m record but this is a HUGE feat none the less and oozes #BlackGirlMagic! Olympic sprinter Allyson Felix …

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The Statue of Liberty was created to celebrate freed slaves, not immigrants!

Ellis Island, the inspection station through which millions of immigrants passed, didn’t open until six years after the statue of liberty was unveiled in 1886! So what was its original meaning and purpose? The Washington Post says that “Lady Liberty was inspired by the end of the Civil War and emancipation. The connection to immigration …

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First Black Woman Wins ‘MasterChef’ But We Didn’t Need This Validation To Know How Amazing Black People Can Cook!

Let’s face it, there is a bit of a fad going on in media, in an attempt to ride with the times Black folk are finally gaining accolades publically usually reserved for middle-class White people. Don’t get me wrong, this is awesome and in the bigger sense, it is adding to the greater good… BUT …

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Georgia Teen’s ‘Once You Get It, Give It Back’ Mom Tribute wins $80k in Doodle For Google Competition

This is EXCELLENT! Yesterday if you’d opened Google you would have seen a Black family in front of a portrait on the home search page. This was the amazing work of 18-year-old Arantza Peña Popo from Lithonia, Ga. This year’s theme for the Doodle for Google comp was “When I grow up, I hope…” Of …

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