Jump On Board the Our Human Family Black History Month Series
I have been honored to be selected as the guest editor for the Our Human Family series of stories for Black History Month. Each Sunday during the month of February (the first actually came out on January 31st because we couldn’t wait to get started) a featured writer will give their take on something related to Black History.
I got us started with the Untold Story of the Haitian Revolution, there’s a whole lot more than what they told us in school, especially how the revolt reverberated around the world.
The Untold Story of the Haitian Revolution
What they never taught you during Black History Month
Cocoa Grio knocked it out of the park with her story about the Little-Known History of the Underground Railroad to Mexico. Her background as a history teacher combined with her uncanny ability to weave a tale does this article justice.
The Little-Known History of the Underground Railroad to Mexico
And the Afro-Mestizo emancipator who opened the door to Mexico for enslaved people
Tre L. Loadholt provided her take on Martin Luther King, Jr’s, “I Have a Dream,” speech. A reminder of how far we haven’t come.
I’ve been fortunate enough to have seen drafts of the next two features by the always strong Marley K and newcomer Carol Burns and promise they will both educate you and give you something to think about. You can also follow me and some of my articles at Black History Month 365. Don’t settle for a rehash of the same old stories this year, help us celebrate our Black History.
Black History Month 365
Stories in this publication will focus on Black History and a little White History that has been distorted. We’ll focus…
William F. Spivey