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June 18, 2015
Be inspired: Attend a History Re-enactment

Hello history friends and welcome back to where we are remembering history and we’re making history too. So, today is the last part of this great and groundbreaking series on fun and easy ways to be inspired by history. Wow, we have covered a lot of ground during this series. We started, in Part […]

June 14, 2015
Be Inspired: Talk to the elders!

Note: This is a transcript of the podcast of the series, “6 Fun and Easy ways to be inspired by history“. You can find this series in the podcast section. Hello History Friends and welcome back to where we are remembering history and we’re making history! This is Robin and I’m so glad to […]

February 28, 2014
Black History Month is just the beginning…

Well, Black History month is coming to a triumphant close. Why do I say triumphant?  Because I know that everyone has remembered their roots, learned so much, and celebrated! We have examined many different elements of African American history. But this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg.  So much awaits your examination and […]

February 9, 2014
Black History Month: The Great Migration

African American history month continues!  We have discussed two very important African Americans, namely the stately abolitionist, Frederick Douglass and the fiery justice-seeker, Ida B. Wells.  They were only two of the many African Americans who were fighting for abolition, for racial equality and justice, and for gender equality.  Those were different and difficult times […]

February 3, 2014
Great reading for Black History Month

I was looking through my personal library and discovered a great book:  The Book of Black Heroes 3: Scientists, Inventors, and Healers (2013), written by Wade Hudson. I first bought this book for my son but could not put it down myself.  The information is very clearly organized and presented. I opened it to a […]

January 31, 2014
Countdown to Black History Month continues: When is it?

For the past three days, we have examined different issues as part of the countdown to the Black History Month.  First, we looked at what Black History Month is and various ways to celebrate it. There is an infinite number of ways to recognize and celebrate Black history and culture.  Just remember two things. Remember […]

January 30, 2014
Do we need Black History Month?

In the last two days, we have been enjoying the Countdown to Black History Month. On Tuesday, we looked at what Black History month is and what people can do to recognize and celebrate it.  I hope that you are thinking of more ways to celebrate this great month. Remember, yes, history is very important […]

January 29, 2014
Black History Month is coming soon: Who started it?

Black History Month is getting closer… Yesterday, I introduced Black History Month.  I discussed what this month is and means and all the ways great and small that people can celebrate this great month.  I also noted that everyone is invited to participate in Black History Month. It’s not just for African Americans but also […]

January 28, 2014
Countdown to Black History Month!

It’s almost here.  Black History Month!  My blog discusses American history, focusing on the African American experience in the United States. This can entail history, culture, politics, current events or any issues that affect African Americans.  And Black History month is one of the biggest events of the year!  I think that we should start […]

January 9, 2014
The Big Events (2013)

Every year is full of events.  2013 was no different.  From a frozen beginning, 2013 had its events that moved the year along to a dramatic ending. And there were bumps along the way. These “bumps” were a variety of events that moved us, drew our sympathy, angered us, made us laugh or cry, entertained […]