Black History Month

CEO & Founder of The Power of You Teens Felicia Gibson Jaycox & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Larry’s Blog: Felicia Gibson Jaycox

Felicia Gibson Jaycox is the founder and CE of The Power of You Teens, a Harlem-based program designed to empower young women.

02/22/2015

CEO & Founder of The Power of You Teens Felicia Gibson Jaycox & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Black History Month One-On-One: Felicia Gibson Jaycox

Felicia Gibson Jaycox is the founder and CE of The Power of You Teens, a Harlem-based program designed to empower young women.

02/22/2015

President of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York Michael Garner & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Larry’s Blog: Michael Garner

Michael Garner is the president of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York, one of the most influential and successful empowerment programs for African-American men in the city.

02/15/2015

President of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York Michael Garner & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: Handout)

Black History Month One-On-One: Michael Garner

Michael Garner is the president of One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York, one of the most influential and successful empowerment programs for African-American men in the city.

02/15/2015

(credit: NYC Parks)

Best Events To Celebrate Black History Month In NYC

February is Black History Month. Several events will be taking place throughout the city that honor black history and culture, from lectures to film festivals to concerts.

02/15/2015

President and CEO of McKissack & McKissack Cheryl McKissack Daniel & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Larry’s Blog: Cheryl McKissack Daniel

Cheryl McKissack Daniel is the president and CEO of McKissack & McKissack, a family business responsible for much of the iconic architecture in New York City.

02/08/2015

President and CEO of McKissack & McKissack Cheryl McKissack Daniel & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: Handout)

Black History Month One-On-One: Cheryl McKissack Daniel

Cheryl McKissack Daniel is the president and CEO of McKissack & McKissack, a family business responsible for much of the iconic architecture in New York City.

02/08/2015

Portrait of Carter G. Woodson, founder of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. (credit:  U.S. Department of the Interior)

Black History Month: How Annual Observance Grew From Week To Month

Before Black History Month, there was Negro History Week. It was started in 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the Harvard Ph.D. who founded what’s now known as the Association for the Study of African American Life and History.

02/06/2015

Cover of Lynda Blackmon Lowery's "Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom"

Black History Month: Activist Speaks On Power Of Youth During Civil Rights Movement

Leading up to the march from Selma to Montgomery, there were countless, daily, highly organized small marches by high schools students and even younger kids.

02/03/2015

Jarrett Jack #0 of the Brooklyn Nets warms up before a game against the Los Angeles Clippers at Barclays Center on February 2, 2015. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

PHOTO: Nets Point Guard Jarrett Jack Wears ‘Black History Years’ Shirt

Nets point guard Jarrett Jack had his own special version on Monday night, with “month” crossed out and “YEARS” written below it.

02/03/2015

Founder & CEO of Luxury Market Branding Lauren Maillian Bias (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Black History Month One-On-One: Lauren Maillian Bias

Lauren Maillian Bias, among many other titles and accolades, is the founder and CEO of Luxury Market Branding, where she advises, guides and grows other people’s businesses.

02/01/2015

Founder & CEO of Luxury Market Branding Lauren Maillian Bias & 1010 WINS' Larry Mullins (Credit: 1010 WINS)

Larry’s Blog: Lauren Maillian Bias

Lauren Maillian Bias, among many other accolades, is the founder and CEO of Luxury Market Branding, where she advises, guides and grows other people’s businesses.

02/01/2015

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5 Best Black History Month Events For 2015

With Black History Month just around the corner, we’ve narrowed down the best ways to celebrate in NYC.

02/01/2015

Parents are outraged after students at a Queens elementary school were allegedly told they couldn't write reports about Malcolm X as part of a Black History Month assignment. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Say Queens Teacher Wouldn’t Let Kids Write About Malcolm X For Black History Month Assignment

Last week, a technology teacher told fourth graders at P.S. 201 in Flushing to chose a prominent African-American figure to write about for Black History Month.

02/10/2014

Leslie Uggams holding her Emmy & Tony Awards

Black History Month One-On-One: Leslie Uggams

Actress Leslie Uggams has been captivating stage, screen, and television audiences since her national television debut at age six.

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