Tag: history

This Woman Has Just Made History

Imelme Umana made history when she claimed the position, making her the Law Review's 131st president

Georgetown Seeks to Atone for Slavery Role

In an unprecedented move, the school is acknowledging and apologizing for profiting from the slave trade

‘Roots’ Then & Now With Louis Gossett Jr.

Legendary actor talks "Roots" and the impact of series on society today

Exclusive: P. Diddy Discovers His Roots

Music mogul goes on an intense history lesson

Pope at Congress for Historic Speech

Calls for climate change, welcoming of immigrants

Historical Moment: The Pope Visits the U.S.

Social media reacts to the Pope's presence and backing Pres. Obama

Remember Their Names: 4 Little Girls, 2 Young Boys

JET reflects on the lost lives in the 1963 Birmingham Church Bombing

Shaun King Addresses Race Accusations

'This, in and of itself, is a form of violence.'

First Female Grads Pass Army Ranger School

Became the first females to complete the grueling combat training program

Stonewall: History Whitewashed Once Again

Film trailer is the latest example of Hollywood whitewashing history

Fetty Wap Makes History

The rapper currently has three concurrent Top 20 singles

Questlove To Create Music for ‘ROOTS’ Reboot

Grammy Award Winner tapped to bring the "authentic African sound"

Hamilton Relative Upset Over $10 Bill Change

Relative is rising against what he calls the "diminishing" of Hamilton

SC Gov. To Sign Bill Removing Confederate Flag

Move comes more than 50 years after South Carolina raised a Confederate flag at its Statehouse

Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari Parker Talk Daytime

Couple talks making history with daytime television show

51 Years Ago Today: The Civil Rights Act of 1964

The question of history repeating itself is prevalent.

Confederate Flag: Black Supporter Speaks Out

'Don't let cowards in bed sheets hijack its meaning.'

Misty Copeland Promoted to Principal Ballerina

She is the first Black dancer to do so at the American Ballet Theater

1 Arrested in SC Fight Over Confederate Flag

Flag supporters clash with protesters on Statehouse grounds.

150 Years Ago Today: The Birth of Juneteenth

How free are we really?

History Repeating? Attack on Black Church

JET looks back in the wake of this current tragedy