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Kerry Washington plans to change how her kids learn about Black history. The 43-year-old actress has revealed she’s holding open conversations at home amid anti-racism protests in the US and elsewhere around the world. Appearing on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” Kerry shared: “There’s a lot of posts about privilege [that look] like discovering that racism exists…

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Ford hit several groundbreaking Black History Month milestones this year for the 2020 Escape by bringing together an all-Black female campaign titled “Built Phenomenally,” featuring award-winning actress Angela Bassett and Black girl creators. The integrated campaign included broadcast, digital, social, print and experiential platforms and spotlighted Ford’s support of the nonprofit organization Made in Her…

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General Motors African Ancestry Network hosted their 14th annual Black History Month celebration on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, at the Detroit Marriott. The evening’s theme was “Driven By Culture, Defined By Innovation,” and recognized African Americans’ love of culture and innovation. GMAAN highlighted the historical achievements of African Americans in science, technology and design, while…

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There is no question that Atlanta is the best city to visit for a real Black history lesson. With Atlanta playing a major role in the history of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and of the Civil Rights Movement, it comes as no surprise that the largest museum of primary resources for both are…

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Don’t wait until Black History Month to learn about African American history. Learning about the accomplishments, contributions and prominent Black figures throughout history can take place 365 days a year. Here are a few of the most popular African American museums you should visit this summer to learn about or brush up on our history.…

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NASA is finally paying tribute to the Black female mathematician who changed the history of space travel. Katherine Johnson, whose work was hidden for decades, was responsible for the calculations that enabled spacecraft to safely orbit Earth and to land on the moon. USA Today reports that the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont, West…

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