This date in Black History is marked by the births of Smokey Robinson and Emily Perez, Vonetta Flowers was victorious at the Winter Olympics, and more.
Roblé Ali discusses his love of Coca-Cola, how street food became acceptable, what inspires his cuisine, and which culinary trends he sees on the horizon.
This day in Black History has produced some great writers, like Toni Morrison, Audre Lorde, and Bebe Moore Campbell. Find out what else happened on this day.
Several important figures in Black History, like Jim Brown; Dr. Mary Frances Berry; and Huey P. Newton, were born on Feb. 17th.
In Ghost of New Orleans, Terrence Howard employs the conniving and scheming personas we’ve come to love and hate him for in Empire and The Best Man.
Today in Black History, Joe Frazier knocked out Jimmy Ellis, Bessie Smith recorded her first song, Wilt Chamberlain set a record in basketball, and more.
Today in Black History, Nat King Cole died at age 45, journalist Fay Jackson was born, Louis Armstrong earned a number one hit, and more.
Today in Black History, Frederick Douglass may have been born, Martin Luther King Jr. formed SLCC, Malcolm X’s Queens, New York home was bombed, and more.
Today in Black History, Pres. Teddy Roosevelt vowed to improve racial equality, Joseph Searles became a member of NYSE, and more.
Al Jarreau passed away in Los Angeles two days after announcing he was retiring from touring and was admitted to hospital for exhaustion.