1. In 1770, Crispus Attucks, whose father was African and mother was a Nantucket Indian, became the first casualty of the American Revolution when he was shot and killed inwhat became known as the Boston Massacre. 2. The largest woman’s organization happens to be the National Council of Negro Women. 3. Alexander Lucius Twilight wasContinue reading Little Know Black History Fact: 3 for 1
The Jheri curl is a hairstyle developed in the 1970’s by white chemist and stylist Robert William Redding. Redding was also responsible for the creation of hair conditioner and PH balanced shampoo. The hairstyle was advertised as a low maintenance wash and wear, and easier to take care of than a chemical relaxer for blacks. Continue reading Little Known Black History Fact: The Jheri Curl
As a child Muhammad Ali was refused an autograph by his idol, boxer Sugar Ray Robinson. When Ali became a prize-fighter, he vowed never to deny an autograph request, which he has honored to this day. Information taken from: Bio.Classroom ~Love, Peace, and SOOOOOUL!!!