Black History

This Teen Was on the Front Lines on “Bloody Sunday”

Lynda Lowery was only 14 years old when she joined about 600 others at Selma, Alabama’s Edmund Pettus Bridge 50 years ago today (March 7, 1965). The plan was to march from Selma to the state capitol in Montgomery to protest voter discrimination. Instead, she and the others with her only made it to the […]

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Black History

100 Years of Black Girls Rockin’ It!

Black girls rockin’ it is nothing new. We’ve been doing amazing things since the beginning of time! From Egyptian queens like Neffertiti to Queen Bey, greatness is a natural trait of us. To celebrate this year’s Black History Month theme, we’ve put together a list of black women who have done major things over the past […]

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Black History, Celebs, Stereotyping and Racism

To: Ferguson, From: Lauryn Hill

#ICYMI: Lauryn Hill released an old recording Wednesday night called “Black Rage” and dedicated it to the people of Ferguson, Missouri. Sung to the tune of The Sound of Music‘s “My Favorite Things” — only in a much more haunting way — Lauryn speaks on how the effects of slavery and racism still play out […]

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Black History, Ya' Heard?

Mo’ne Davis: A Boss on the Diamond

#ICYMI: Thirteen-year-old Mo’ne Davis — the ONLY girl on her team — is reppin’ Philly (and the entire Mid-Atlantic region) to the fullest at this year’s Little League World Series (LLWS) in South Williamsport, Pa! Not only is she just the 17th girl to ever make it to the LLWS, but she’s also the first […]

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Black History

6 More Black Girls Your History Books Forgot

Of course there are waaaaaaay more than 6 Black girls left out of your history books, but this month, we wanted to highlight a few who played a part in fighting for civil rights. Which ones have you heard of before? Which ones are new to you? Septima Poinsette Clark A teacher turned civil rights […]

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Black History

MOW50th: You Are the Dream

Yesterday was the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington — and since Sesi‘s headquarters is right across the river from D.C., we had to come out and support. Check out a few photos we took at Saturday’s festivities. Did you watch any of the celebration on TV? Did you get to be in D.C. […]

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