19: This Month in Black History – Pinckney Benton Stewart (P.B.S.) Pinchback

P.B.S. Pinchback, first Black Governor of Louisiana

Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback (known by his contemporaries as P.B.S. Pinchback) was at the helm as the governor of the state of Louisiana — for only 30 days (from December 9, 1872 to January 13, 1873). During the contentious political struggles of the Reconstruction, P.B.S. Pinchback and the Republican party were embroiled in the debate around Negro rights, once the institution of slavery had been abolished through armed struggle. During that time period,

19: This Month in Black History – “The Crisis” & W.E.B. Du Bois

Massachusetts pond in autumn.

“The Crisis has been in continuous print since November, 1910, and is the oldest Black-oriented magazine in the world. Today, The Crisis is a quarterly journal of civil rights, history, politics and culture and seeks to educate and challenge its readers about issues that continue to plague African Americans and other communities of color.” One of the founding fathers and The Crisis’ was William Edward Burghardt Du Bois, known as W.E.B Du Bois…

19: This Month in Black History – The True meaning of Diez de Octubre

The history of Black people can be told from all over the world. And, Black people in the Diaspora are quite over-expressed in the Caribbean islands…