Entries by Karen Lascaris

The American Journey of Black History Month

The American journey of Black  History Month begins around 1915, 50 years after the 13th Amendment abolished slavery in the United States. In September of that year, historian Carter G. Woodson, known as the “Father of Black History,” founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH), an organization dedicated to researching and promoting achievements by black Americans […]

Introducing: I AM 2018

 s we commemorate the legacy of The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., let us be reminded not only of his life’s work, but also of the countless men and women who stood next to him until his very last day 50 years ago. Today, it is an honor to introduce to you: I AM […]

7 Quotes to Honor The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was one of the greatest leaders in world history. Dr. King led a nonviolent movement in the late 1950’s-60’s to achieve legal equality and economic justice for African Americans in the United States.  Legislation for a Holiday honoring Dr. King was first introduced four days after Dr. King’s assassination, then […]