So what better time than February, when it's not only Black History Month, but New York Fashion Week, to appreciate their contributions?
From avant-garde designers with inspirations from underground subcultures, master tailors still at the top of their game, and footwear designers behind some of the most creative kicks to date, these are The 25 Greatest Black Fashion Designers.
I think they weren’t quite black for a year or two in those old pictures. If we don’t win championships, we win a lot of games, and we’ve won championships.’ Advertisement “What do you think Pete Rozelle would say if the Patriots — who were red, white, and blue — came to him and said, ‘The Bruins are winners, we’d like to have the same colors as the Bruins’?
But we were known as black and gold.“Pete Rozelle was NFL commissioner at this time. They would then have been the same colors as the Steelers, and Rozelle would have told the Patriots to take a hike.
President Obama on Sunday told the graduating class at Morehouse College, the country's pre-eminent historically black college, there is "no time for excuses" for this generation of African-American men and that it was time for their generation to step up professionally and in their personal lives.
Obama, the country's first African-American president, chose a particularly poignant moment to deliver the commencement address at the Atlanta college that boasts civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., filmmaker Spike Lee and Atlanta's first African-American mayor, Maynard Jackson, among its alumni.
I’d like to laugh about it, but I don’t laugh about it because it was something I really treasured at that time.“Pittsburgh’s gold color is not exactly the same as our gold.
If you’re a writer, working at home, then that’s exactly the kind of environment that’s appropriate for you.
He reviews available information on him and the events of Pitch Black. On the flip side, I'm not always that much of a Vin Deisel fan, in that he is somewhat mono-dimensional in his range of characters, but for the embodiment of Riddick, he does fit perfectly.
Terrified, he hires a female cyberpunk merc to do the job for him. This story opens with the new action hero and the two other survivors of Pitch Black already caught by a giant spaceship filled with dread. As for the story and how it plays out, the pace is good, not too encumbered with gratuitous special effects and all that, but where it does fit, the CGI is well done and appropriate.
"It's just that in today's hyperconnected, hypercompetitive world, with a billion young people from China and India and Brazil entering the global workforce alongside you, nobody is going to give you anything you haven't earned."Obama spoke in very personal terms to the 500 young men as he urged them to not only become leaders in their community, but also good fathers and good husbands.
Obama, who was raised by a single mother and grandparents, lamented the absence of his father in his life and urged the graduates to make family their top priority.