How Black History Got Its Own Month

At the beginning of every year, we Americans know that the second month of the calendar year belongs to black history. The month of February celebrates the achievements and history of black culture in the United States. Little is known or shared of how this came to be. Some believe it resulted because of the civil rights movement in the 60s and 70s. Others believe … Continue reading How Black History Got Its Own Month

The Last Aztecan Princess

How could the daughter of a leader of a conquered land, fall for the conquerer himself? The conquerer who would go on to plunder, pillage, and even kill her very own father for the land that belonged to her people? Most know the story of the famous conquistador, Hernán Cortés, and his exploitation of the Aztec Empire, but many do not know that he had a child with the eldest daughter of Moctezuma II, the last leader of the Aztec Empire. Continue reading The Last Aztecan Princess