Grand Rapids High School Apologizes For ‘Black History Month’ Lunch
After seeing the lunch and what was offered up the school recived some backlash and quickly appoalgised.
Hattie Beverly – The First Black Schoolteacher in Grand Rapids
Hattie Beverly was hired to teach at Congress Elementary School, becoming the first Black Schoolteacher here in Grand Rapids.
Learn More About Ted Rasberry, Player and Team Owner in the Negro Baseball Leagues & the Grand Rapids Black Sox.
In 1935, Rasberry moved to Grand Rapids, Michigan to play with Elster’s Colored Athletics, a local semi-professional baseball team, and by 1946, Rasberry purchased his first team, the Grand Rapids Black Sox.
Woman Goes Viral On TikTok For Grand Rapids Schools Having ‘Slave Day’
A woman went viral on TikTok after telling a story about going to a East Grand Rapids school where they made her and classmates participate in 'Slave Day.'
A Mobile Black History Museum? It’s Coming to Kalamazoo May 2022
A new, mobile Black History Museum is making its way to Kalamazoo. Find out when and where this unique showcase will be in town.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Sarah E. Goode
She came up with a solution for working-class folks living in single-room housing. The precursor to the Murphy bed, her folding cabinet bed became a phenomenon.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: Madame C.J. Walker
She went from the cotton fields of Louisiana to become the first self-made female millionaire of any race by creating the first Black haircare products.
Black Inventors Who Changed The World: George Washington Carver
Known as The Plant Doctor, George Washington Carver was able to discover 300 uses for the peanut and more than 100 uses for the sweet potato.