Black People Created Memorial Day To Honor White Union Soldiers

Did you know the very 1st “Memorial Day” was celebrated by Blacks May 1, 1865 in Charleston, South Carolina according to recent research uncovered by Yale professor of History David Blight Prof. Blight highlights that what we now call Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day.” This day of rememberance of those who died in War was actually created by …

Kwanzaa: A Holiday of Purpose, Principals to Live By.

Q. What is Kwanzaa?  Kwanzaa is a unique Afrikan-American celebration that focuses on traditional African values of family, community responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement. Q. Do you have to be of a certain belief to practice Kwanzaa?   No. Kwanzaa is neither political nor religious and despite some grave mis-conceptions Kwanzaa is not a substitute for Christmas. Kwanzaa […]