Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013) [Children’s Edition]

This entry is for juvenile audiences. To see the full version of this entry, click here. Who are they: Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid advocate. He became the countries first Black president and first president of post-apartheid South Africa where he served from … Read MoreNelson Rolihlahla Mandela (1918-2013) [Children’s Edition]

Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) [Children’s Edition]

What happened: HBCUs were founded in response to the need for people of color to have more access to education programs. The earliest HBCUs were founded between 1837 and 1856, a time when slavery still existed in this country. Many of these Black student-centered colleges … Read MoreHistorically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) [Children’s Edition]