Black Collegiate Education in the United States (1837-2019)

Over a century before the Civil Rights Act of 1964 opened colleges and universities to all students, public and private colleges were established in the United States to meet the educational needs of African Americans. These institutions, now called Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), … Read MoreBlack Collegiate Education in the United States (1837-2019)

Timex Social Club (1985-1987)

The R&B/ Post-Disco band Timex Social Club, also known as The Timex Crew, was founded by lyricist Marcus Arnett Thompson in 1985. Its membership included Gregory “Greg B” Thomas, Michael Marshall, Craig Samuel, and Darrien Cleage, all students attending Berkeley High School in Berkeley, California. … Read MoreTimex Social Club (1985-1987)