In His Words: Dr. Martin Luther King (1957) “Give Us The Ballot”

Dr. King delivers "Give Us The Ballot" at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C. in May 1957. BXP presents an excerpt from his conclusion. "...I cannot close without stressing the urgent need for strong, courageous and intelligent leadership from the Negro community. We need a leadership that is calm and yet positive. This is no [...]

31 Women & Girls of #BlackExcellence

"Here are 31 Black Women and Girls who are having an EXCELLENT Women's History Month! Click each picture to learn more about the woman featured."

#BXP Presents… “Noises x Voices” | I AM WOMAN

This Week's Digital Forum "Noises x Voices," a curated list of edutaining videos and clips from around the web in honor of Women's History Month! We dedicate this Forum to all the beautiful women helping to fight negative stereotypes!

#BREAKING BXP Ends Racism!

Tell Us how you will contribute to the end of racism-- Speak Ya Mind!

Five Black Facts: Black Chicago

- 1 - It is believed that Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable was born in San Marc, Haiti to a French seaman and an African woman slave in 1745. Jean Baptiste received some education in France where he learned Spanish, English and native dialects before moving to New Orleans, LA with friend and partner Clemorgan. The friends developed [...]

Reflections on Chicago’s “Mr. Buy Black”

"Mahatma Gandhi once said that his life was his message. If that is true, then it shall be true for everyone of us who have devoted their life to a cause deeper than their own. As I caught up on some reading this evening, I was shaken by a text to my cell phone informing [...]