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Woman Who Finds Out She is Black At 70 Is Gearing Up To Release A Documentary

Writer: Keandra Scott Tatum A 77-year-old woman by the name of Verda Byrd started to go viral a few years ago after she made a shocking discovery. In 1947, Verda was adopted in Kansas City at the age...

Black Girl Fly Mag Spotlight

Black Girl Fly Magazine Spotlight Every once and a while, there are individuals who aspire to make change and impact in the lives of others. They take on the role of leader and begin to stir up a...

Pardon The Color of My Skin: Matthew Alexander Henson

 Pardon The Color of My Skin: Matthew Alexander Henson  Matthew Alexander Henson is the first black Arctic explorer. Though he hasn’t been credited much, Henson with fellow Arctic explorer...

Pardon The Color of My Skin: Mary Eliza Mahoney

Pardon The Color of My Skin: Mary Eliza Mahoney Today, there are so many black women in school to assist the sick and take in giant roles in the community because they can but that wasn’t...

PMA’s Figure of the Week: Doris “Dorie” Miller

PMA’S Figure of the Week: Doris “Dorie” Miller  This entire month of February is about informing and leading readers to the well of knowledge of their culture. Pardon My Audacity...

Quote of The Day

I am America. I am the part you won’t recognize. But get used to me. Black, confident, cocky; my name, not yours; my religion, not yours; my goals, my own; get used to me. — Muhammad Ali...

Quote of the Day

I am not tragically colored. There is no great sorrow dammed up in my soul, nor lurking behind my eyes. . . . Even in the helter-skelter skirmish that is my life, I have seen that the world is to the...

Did you know?

In 1976, fifty years after the start of Negro History Week, the Association for the Study of African-American Life and History used its influence to institutionalize the shifts from a week to a

Quote of the Day

 “You have seen how a man was made a slave; you shall see how a slave was made a man” – Frederick Douglass (1818?-1895) Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass (1845)

Quote of the Day

I used to want the words “She tried” on my tombstone. Now I want “She did it.” –Katherine Dunham (1910-2006) quoted in Black Pearls by Eric V. Copage (1993)