Black History

Why This BHM is Even More Lit Than the Last

Even though it’s all Black everything, 365 at Sesi HQ, we still can’t help but get extra hype come February One. And this year, the Black History Month fire is set to be all the way blazin’. 1) We’re reigniting the Movement. On February 1, 1865, President Lincoln signed the 13th Amendment into law, officially […]

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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

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

6 Black Girls Your History Books Forgot

A few paragraphs about greats like  Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks, and Coretta Scott King don’t even begin to scratch the surface of black women’s contributions to our country. Read on to discover 6 other African-American women who are often overlooked, and let their examples inspire you! Bessie Coleman “Queen Bess” became the first Black woman […]

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How 4 College Kids Helped Spark a Movement

February 1, 1960 (Greensboro, NC): Four NC A&T students sat down at a Woolworth’s counter and ordered — but were refused service. Instead of leaving when told to, they sat in protest. In the following days and weeks, others joined. Besides the Greensboro Four, who are your favorite young activists (of any time period — even […]

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