July 10th would have been the 68th birthday for former tennis star Arthur Ashe. Born and raised in Richmond, Virginia he was the winner of three grand slam titles. After a blood transfusion for a necessary heart surgery; however, he contracted AIDS that later marked his untimely death. But, beyond his legacy as one of […]
Look over the last 50 years of history and we see the vast legacy of dynamic African American women leaders. During Black History Month 2011, we can walk through history books to reflect upon the significant contributions of those who carried the torch and left a legacy for the next generation. Top leadership at the […]
African American women featured at the Freedom’s Sisters Exhibit hosted by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Service are great examples to honor as we celebrate during Black History Month. After being a guest lecturer during the stop at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore, it seemed important to me to further highlight the leaders of […]
As Black History Month 2011 begins, there is an opportunity for us to reflect about those leaders who will be celebrated and acknowledged this month for their contributions. It is not just a chance to reflect about their lives but to examine more closely contributions, fortitude, and diligence.