Kwanzaa is a week-long non-religious celebration of African-American culture and traditions. And while it was created in 1966 and has been popular since the 1980s, many people still don’t know much about it. LX Host Ashley Holt is here to explain what you need to know about this modern holiday.
The essay attributed to a history professor says she is white and grew up Jewish in suburban Kansas City, but has “assumed identities within a Blackness that I had no right to claim.”
Broadway Star Who Bought Home Originally Built by Enslaved People to ‘Fill It With Love' Says He's Grateful
Broadway performer Robert Hartwell recently went viral when he purchased a home originally built by enslaved people to “fill it with love.” For Hartwell, who is Black, the house represents an opportunity to turn a painful piece of history into an opportunity for his future and the future of his family to come.