honor

The 43rd stamp in the Black Heritage series is set to honor Gwen Ifill, one of the nation’s most esteemed journalists. The stamp art features a photo of Ifill taken in 2008 by photographer Robert Severi. Art director Derry Noyes designed the stamp.   The Gwen Ifill stamp will be issued in panes of 20. The […]

Radio One founder Cathy Hughes is the first black woman to head a publicly traded company, and she is also the woman responsible for the largest black-owned broadcasting company in the United States. Howard University recently decided to honor Ms. Hughes by renaming its communications school after her! She talks about her experience at Howard- […]

This bit of prose is dedicated to my Husband, his Father, and of course, my own Dad.  Happy Father’s Day! Its interesting how it begins…

Nichelle Nichols made television history as the first African-American woman to play a role in a series in “Star Trek” as Lt. Uhura. She reprised her role in “Star Trek: The Animated Series” and the first six Star Trek movies. It was a moment that couldn’t have been scripted any better. Actress Nichelle Nichols, who […]