28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Pinkney (7)

We are pleased to spotlight Jerry Pinkney in day seven of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Jerry Pinkney, a prolific children’s book author and illustrator and has been internationally recognized for his contribution to the arts Pinkney was born in the Germantown section of Philadelphia in 1939.Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History | Jerry Pinkney (7)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About Black American History | Henrietta Lacks (4)

We are pleased to spotlight Henrietta Lacks in day four of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Henrietta Lacks is the most important women in medical history. In 1951, Henrietta Lacks, a poor woman with a middle-school education, made one of the greatest medical contributions ever. Her cells,Continue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About Black American History | Henrietta Lacks (4)”

28 Days of Little Known Facts About Black American History | Onesimus (3)

We are pleased to spotlight Onesimus in day three of our first annual 28 Days of Little Known Facts About (Black) American History Inoculation was introduced to America by a slave. Few details are known about the birth of Onesimus, but it is assumed he was born in Africa in the late seventeenth century beforeContinue reading “28 Days of Little Known Facts About Black American History | Onesimus (3)”

Black History Didn’t Begin with Slavery: History We Never Learned | February 5

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: Black History Didn’t Begin w/Slavery: History We Never Learned Monday February 5 // 7-9 PM A candid and engaging discussion about the America history we never learned. This workshop is tailored to black and brown members of the community but everyone is welcome   LIKE TAG SHARE and bring aContinue reading “Black History Didn’t Begin with Slavery: History We Never Learned | February 5”

Sugar Addiction In The Black Community: Detoxing Your Family In 4 Easy Steps | February 7

540WMain Community Learning Academy presents: Sugar Addiction In The Black Community: Detoxing Your Family In 4 Easy Steps Wednesday February 7 // 7-8:30 PM Sugar is 8x more addictive than cocaine but doesn’t have to be! Led by graduate student dietician Valyn Reed, “Sugar Addiction” will explore systemic factors that have enslaved blacks and personsContinue reading “Sugar Addiction In The Black Community: Detoxing Your Family In 4 Easy Steps | February 7”