The Roots, American hip-hop band. Their work has been repeatedly met with critical acclaim, and they are best known for hits You Got Me, What They Do, Proceed, Adrenaline!, The Seed 2.0, & Wake Up, Everybody. They currently perform as the house band on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. They have won 4 Grammys & 3 NAACP awards. About.com ranked them #7 on its list of the 25 Best Rap Groups of All-Time, describing them as "Hip-hop's 1st legitimate band."
Who Was Rosa Parks? by Yona Zeldis McDonough, illustrated by Stephen Marchesi | Who Was Rosa Parks? is a great introduction to the life of this pillar of the civil rights movement, starting well before that day on the bus. Her story begins by showing us her childhood in rural Alabama, following her through her youth, married life, and her work for the NAACP. What we see is that December day in 1955 was just one step along a her journey as an activist fighting for justice.
FULL: President Trump Meeting Honoring Black History Month at the White House 02-1-2017 | Off Topics President Donald Trump met Wednesday with several African-American leaders for a listening session to kick off Black History Month. The session was attended by Ben Carson Trump's nominee to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development his sole black Cabinet pick. "Well this is Black History Month so this is our little breakfast our little get-together" Trump said seated beside…
Dr. William Edward Burghardt Du Bois (1868 - 1963), first African-American to earn a Ph.D from Harvard University (in History), co-founder of the National Association for the Advancement of Coloured People (NAACP) and highly-regarded scholar of African-American history.