19: This Month in Black History – “Honoring Martin Luther King Jr.”

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial statue.

Happy MLK Day! Every January since 1986 we celebrate the legacy and death of this iconic figure in US History. We feel like we know EVERYTHING about this person. In fact, it was difficult for me to write 1000 words that could truly honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As I researched and thought about this story, you can imagine that I found tons of information…

19: This Month in Black History – “I’ll Go to Jail”: Detroit’s Richard Henry and GOAL

This month we share the story of Richard Henry, the president of Detroit’s Group on Advanced Leadership (GOAL) and the activism around truly incorporating Black history in primary and secondary school history textbooks.