Langston Hughes

Rep. Robert Pittenger, a North Carolina congressman, expressed regret for inflammatory statements he made on live television in which he said Charlotte protesters "hate white people because white people are successful and they're not."

A wave of gentrification threatens Langston Hughes' house. But a group of Black artists are battling to save the historic house.

1926 Carter G Woodson ~ (the Father of Black History) initiates “Negro History Week” 1960 First sit-in ~ Black college students stage a sit-in at a segregated lunch counter in Greensboro, NC, beginning the first of the historic sit-ins of the 1960s 1990 Ida B Wells ~ (reformer who first gathered statistical records on lynchings […]