This Sunday is the first time we’ll celebrate Juneteenth as both a federal and state holiday in Colorado. It’s a day that should be recognized by all Americans.
You may know Rosa Parks as the Black woman who sat down on a bus and refused to give up her seat to a white man. But Parks was also an anti-rape activist.
As we celebrate Black History Month, it’s important to look to our past—as well as to the future. Read about the achievements of these great Black Americans.
Get a sneak peek of the new film Mr. SOUL! prior to its broadcast premiere—then continue the conversation locally. Front Range Community College is hosting a public screening of the new documentary film Mr. SOUL! from Emmy Award-winning Independent Lens. Watch the movie, then join us for a live virtual discussion with Colorado experts. The […]
Former slaves made education a top priority. African American history has been of particular interest to me since my days as an undergraduate student back in the 1980s. I have facilitated the observance of Black History Month every February since being hired at FRCC in 1998. Eventually my enthusiasm for the topic convinced me to […]
February is Black History Month, a great opportunity to celebrate African Americans’ many achievements throughout U.S. history. Since 1976, this annual celebration has recognized the contributions of black Americans to our country. Here are five important things to know about this meaningful commemoration: It Started as a Week. In 1915, Harvard-educated historian Carter G. Woodson […]