Nothing Much Has Changed in Black History in 70 Years

Calling All Negroes

You know I’m researching Chicago Roller Skating History and Black Roller Skating in Chicago, right? So, I’m stuck in the 1942 Chicago Defender because there was so much going on in this city and I have to check it out. The article from the June 20, 1942 issue stuck with me because it shows how […]

Black People Were Better as Negroes

I am reading When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America by Paula Giddings, and I am so enlightened and much smarter as a result. The one thing I need to point out was how united black people were in the late 1800s and early 1900s.  Life […]

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