Black History Month

February 27, 1872: Charlotte E. Ray

Charlotte E. Ray was the first Black American female lawyer in the United States. Ray graduated from Howard University School of Law in 1872. She was also the first female admitted to the District of Columbia Bar, and the first woman admitted to […]


February 23, 1868: W.E.B Du Bois

William Edward Burghardt “W. E. B.” Du Bois was an American sociologist, historian and civil rights activist who was born on this day in 1868. After completing graduate work at the University of Berlin and Harvard, where he was the first African American to earn a doctorate, he […]


Branded, Scorn With A Cowards Name

Branded was an American Western series that aired on NBC from 1965 through 1966. The show starred Chuck Connors as Jason McCord, a United States Army cavalry captain who had been court-martialed and drummed out of the service following an unjust accusation of cowardice. What does a show which aired 53 years […]