In honor of Black History Month I thought it was important to highlight some of the inventions of Black Americans. Every year, we learn about the achievements of Black Americans during the month of February. Achievements always include a list of black inventions but these lists never really go into detail of how inventors came up with their ideas that they brought to fruition. After … Continue reading From Oppression to Invention – Seven Black American Inventors.
It seems way out of the world without a sight of the sea —in fact, more like some suburb of hell. Continue reading The Cuban Holocaust
“I didn’t know what a fool they had made out of me until I grew up and started to read real history” Continue reading The Real Foxy Brown – “My purpose is far greater than my pain”
Plainly named “The Cotton Engine”, the cotton gin would become the technology that extended the institution of slavery in America for almost a century after the American Revolution. Continue reading Are You Out of Your “Cotton, Picking, Minds?!”
The origin and purpose of the Insurrection Act of 1807. Modern day martial law. Continue reading The Insurrection Act – Whats That?