black history month
The Jackson Five are perhaps one of the most iconic groups in the music business.
In 1970′s New York, Herc used funk records and isolated the instrumental portion, focusing on the beat of the drums, known as the “break.”
Making a career as a professional basketball player for the Lakers, Magic Johnson was part of the historic “Dream Team” that went on to win gold at the 1992 Olympics.
Venus and Serena Williams have taken the world by storm with 22 Grand Slam titles between them.
Surviving an abusive childhood,Tyler Perry has gone on to do great things- tackling stage, screen and television with what is called the Gospel genre.
To say Madame C.J. Walker was ahead of her time would be an understatement.
Malcolm X has an interesting place in American history: Some see him as a fighter for equal rights, while others saw him as a preacher of violence and racism.
Chuck Brown was a beloved D.C. icon but his impact on the musical genre of go-go reached across the nation.
Dr. Guy Bluford, Jr. is known for being the first African American in space. Bluford was part of the third flight for orbiter Challenger in 1979.
Naomi Sims, who was widely credited as the first African American supermodel, is today’s Black History Month icon.