#FACT: Black excellence is real. See: Legendary singer/activist Nina Simone, pioneering congresswoman Barbara Jordan and civil rights icon John Lewis, who were all born on this day in 1933, 1936 and 1940 respectively.

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Remembering Malcolm X and his wise words about the power of Black unity on the 52nd anniversary of his untimely death....

Malcolm, thank you for having the courage to speak truth to power and leaving behind a legacy that continues to inspire us all.

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#FACT: Black power is real. See: Tommie Smith and John Carlos, who gave this iconic Black power salute during the medal ceremony at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City. Their brave act of civil disobedience allowed them to bring international attention to the racial inequality endured by Black people in the United States. Peter Norman, the third person on the podium, also stood in solidarity...
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#FACT see: Stokely Carmichael (Kwame Ture), Kathleen Cleaver, Bobby Seale, Huey P. Newton, Angela Davis, Malcolm X, John Carlos, Barbara Easley Cox, Eldridge Cleaver, Tommie Smith, Fannie Lou Hamer, James Meredith, Annie Devine, Elaine Brown, Aaron Henry, Assata Shakur, Black Wallstreet, Charlotte Hill O’Neal, Fredericka Newton, Victoria Gray, Fred Hampton, Rosemari Mealy, Ericka Huggins,...
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Happy 90th birthday to Sidney Poitier, the first Black person to win an Oscar for Best Actor. #FACT

Celebrating Sidney Poitier's 90th Birthday With 9 Of His Most Inspirational Quotes

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#FACT: Black first family withdrawal is real.

It's 'Barack Obama Day' At Morehouse College

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Yessss....Black girl magic is real. Watch: Janelle Monáe and Octavia Spencer salute Raye Montague, the first person to design a U.S. Navy ship using the computer. #FACT

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Happy President's Day to President Obama and the Obama Family, whom we love and miss! #FACT

Comment below and tell us one thing you miss most about the Obamas.

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#FACT: Black resilience is real. See: Betty Shabazz, Coretta Scott King, and Myrlie Evers, who turned the untimely deaths of their husbands Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and Medgar Evers into an unwavering commitment to preserve their civil and human rights legacies.

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#FACT see: Amelia Boynton Robinson, John Lewis, James Meredith, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X, Betty Shabazz, Ruby Bridges, Ida B. Wells, The Little Rock Nine, Mamie Till Mobley, Nat Turner, Dorothy Height, Bessie Coleman, Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, A. Philip Randolph, Shirley Chisholm, The Tuskegee Airmen, Harriet Tubman, Jackie Robinson, Angela Davis, Marvey Garvey, Maya...
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#FACT: Black excellence is real. See: Literary greats Toni Morrison and Audre Lorde, who were both born on this day in 1931 and 1934 respectively. Their fearlessness and powerful way with words have inspired generations of Black women writers to unapologetically speak their truth.

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#FACT: Black talent is real. Watch: 7-year-old Noelle explain how this new gadget she created works. Looks like we have a future engineer on our hands.

Video via: Philip Lewis

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#FACT see: Benjamin Banneker, Madam C.J. Walker, Andrew Beard, W.E.B. Du Bois, James Weldon Johnson, Cicely Tyson, Janet Bashen, Arthur Ashe, Leontyne Price, Phillis Wheatley, George Franklin Grant, Bessie Smith, Ralph Bunche, Hattie McDaniel, Muhammad Ali, Alex Haley, Jesse Owens, Nathaniel Alexander, Duke Ellington, Jeni Le Gon, Elijah McCoy, Misty Copeland, Jackie Robinson, Sarah Goode,...
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#FACT: Black support is real. Watch: The moment this adorable little girl's dad becomes her hype man at an NBA game. Pretty sure it'll make your Friday even better.

Video via: House of Highlights

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#FACT see: Jean-Michel Basquiat, Kerry Marshall, Mickalene Thomas, Kehinde Wiley, Betye Saar, Norman Lewis, Senga Nengudi, Ernest Barnes, Kadir Nelson, Faith Ringgold, Sam Gilliam, Augusta Savage, Henry Tanner, Kara Walker, Simmie Knox, Hale Woodruff, Elizabeth Catlett, Jacob Lawrence, Ashley Bryan, Jerry Pinkney, Glenn Ligon, Alma Thomas, Palmer Hayden, Laura Waring, Lois Jones, Gwendolyn...
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