Black history lessons in classrooms shouldn’t be limited to the names of men and only a few women. Especially when there are countless women who’ve made enormous strides for the black community, too.
The revolutionary words Angela Davis spoke, the record-breaking feats of Wilma Rudolph and the glass ceiling-shattering efforts of Shirley Chisolm paved the way for black women and girls across the country to dream big and act courageously.
Here are 28 phenomenal women everyone should acquaint themselves with this black history month.
Sean, Sinéad, MK, and Sarah want to send you the warmest of greetings this holiday season! Thank you for making 2016 a wonderful and exciting year for us. Stay tuned for a little holiday gift from us next Monday, and hopefully many more surprises in the new year. Happy holidays!
Your dad made both boys run to the store while he sat with you in the
family room talking about everything that was bothering you; how Sam
never wanted to be around you anymore, how Dean ignored your calls and
texts, you even told him about Alec breaking up with you. By the time
you finished talking you were sobbing in his arms, causing his heart to
break even more.
“Babygirl, you know your brothers aren’t trying to hurt you on purpose right?” He asked you.
know,” You told him, wiping your eyes, “Doesn’t mean it doesn’t hurt
any less. They’re moving on and leaving me in the dust. Soon we’ll just
turn into those siblings who never see each other, except they’ll
still see each other and continue to ignore me.”
ignoring you Y/N.” John said, wiping a tear that was falling down your
cheek, “They’re both just growing up. Soon you’ll be applying to
college and running away from this place.” He said, trying to lighten
You let out a bitter laugh, “Yeah right, I’ll be lucky
to get into any school. I’m not like Sam and Dean, they’re ridiculously
smart and I’m just me. Dean got into one of the top programs for criminal justice in the
country and Sam got into freaking Stanford, Dad. Standford! I’ll be
living in my room until I’m forty while Sam and Dean go off and do
amazing things. Just like always. I’ll just be the disappointing kid as
“Y/N. You know none of that is true.” John said, looking you straight in the eye.
didn’t say anything, you just looked at your dad’s chin, unable to look
him in the eye. You opened your mouth to say something when Sam and
Dean arrived home from the store.
“Hey guys.” Sam said as he walked into the room, “We got some snacks, figured we could binge some Netflix, what do you say Y/N?”
“I even got some licorice.” Dean added, waving the bag next to his face.
looked at your dad before shaking your head and leaving the room, you
made a b-line for the stairs and a few moments later the sound of your
door slamming could be heard throughout the house.
men all stared at each other before Mary entered the room, tears in her
eyes. “Does she really think all of that?” She asked as John gave her a
“She’s just going through a tough time.” John said, rubbing
her back, “I think maybe having Sam or Dean talking to her will help.”
He added, looking at his sons, “I think right now they might be the only
ones that’ll help.”
The brothers shared a look, “What’d she say?” Dean asked, worried about what the response was going to be.
I feel like the little drummer boy was another musician that was forced to play for guests during the holiday.
Little Drummer Mom: Mary, you’ve just got to hear Little Drummer Boy. He’s at a percussion major at Nazareth School of the Arts. Little Drummer Boy, come out and play something for the little baby Jesus!