Did you know that Madam C.J. Walker, a Black self-made millionaire, is the inventor of the world’s first hair straightening product and hot comb?
Did you know that Michael Jordan was number three – not number one – in the NBA draft?
Do you know who the Harlem Hellfighters were?
Did you know there is a day called “Juneteenth,” which celebrates emancipation from slavery? Do you know why it’s called this?
Have you heard of the Renaissance? It was the first all-Black professional basketball team. They won 88 games consecutively.
And, let’s not forget some great books written for middle school students by Black authors! Go to CELEBRATE BOOKS!