This Day in Black History: February 12th

On this day in Black history... 1. 1983 - Pianist Eubie Blake died in Brooklyn, NY 5 days after his 100th birthday. 2. 1962 - Bus boycott started in Macon, Georgia. 3. 1956 - In 1956, the first black late-night talk show host in history, Arsenio Hall was born. 4. 1952 - Congressional Medal of Honor awarded posthumously to …

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This Day in Black History: February 11th

On this day in Black history... 1. 1990 - Nelson Mandela is released Nelson Mandela's greatest pleasure, his most private moment, is watching the sun set with the music of Handel or Tchaikovsky playing. Locked up in his cell during daylight hours, deprived of music, both these simple pleasures were denied him for decades. With …