The legend of Harriet Tubman as the “Moses of her people” is almost as large as Moses himself with her heroic tales of being the most well-known conductor of the famed Underground Railroad and emancipator of slaves with films, books, and even a consideration to become the face of the $20 dollar bill. RELATED: The […]
Pastor Horatious Harris came to the Carolinas over 5 year ago ready to make an immediate impact! He wears many hats, including Senior Pastor of New Birth Charlotte, businessman, and philanthropist. Most recently, Pastor Harris joined forces with the Carolina Panthers Player Impact Committee and David Tepper Charitable Foundation and local community organizations to bailout […]
James Lee is a Charlotte, NC native who is making everyday history by super-serving his city. Born and raised in Grier Heights, Mr. Lee has always had a strong passion for people and the community. He is using his real-world experiences and vision to currently lead an outreach campaign where all Mecklenburg County citizens are […]
We want to recognize Black History Makers who are shaping a future in which people are valued for who they are, not how old they are. Sponsored by AARP, they are challenging age stereotypes and inspiring us all with more choices as we age. Do you know someone like this…or perhaps it’s you? Nominate an […]
For Black History Month, WOL News Talk 1450 AM, WYCB My Spirit 1340 and Praise 104.1 will be taking a look at golfers who came before Tiger Woods and the struggles to play the game in a segregated society. Today we take a look at the Royal Golf Club. The Royals are brother organization to […]
The power of the black dollar is undeniable, even though it seems that others would like to dispute that. However, disregarding $1.2 trillion annually is no easy feat. Black consumers contribute heavily to the global marketplace. Instead of diligently building someone else’s empire, many are choosing to enhance their own communities by spending at businesses owned […]
Joseph McNeil is one of the original four who took part in the Woolworth sit-ins. A Wilmington native, he graduated from Williston Senior High School and attended North Carolina A&T State University on a full scholarship. McNeil and three other A&T freshmen are known as the “Greensboro Four” and credited for initiating the sit-in movement […]
Franklin McCain is one of the original four who took part in the Woolworth sit-ins. He attended Dudley High School in Greensboro, North Carolina for a year, then moved and graduated from high school in Washington, DC. He entered North Carolina A&T State University in 1959. He joined with three other students to protest the […]
Jibrell Khazan is one of the original four who took part in the Woolworth sit-ins. He was born Ezell Blair Jr., in Greensboro, NC and graduated from Dudley High School. He received a B.S. I sociology from North Carolina A&T State University in 1963. While a student at A&T, Khazan was president of the junior […]
One of the most common ways proposed to help shrink the racial wealth gap has been through homeownership, something that has eluded many Black people throughout American history.
There are five issues of criminal justice reform that have long needed attention.