Black History Month: The Promise

Debbie says:

For the last day of Black History month, we bring you “The Promise,” an interactive presentation of contemporary and historical photos, interviews, and audio commentary. Contemporary photos by Platon, commentary by David Remnick.

Watch them all.

first African-American girl scout troop

The above image is from Like a Whisper’s daily posts for Black Herstory Month. This picture is of the first African-American girl scout troop, started in 1924 and cancelled two years later when its founder, Josephine Groves Holloway, was forced out of her job by her supervisor. Read about it here.

Like A Whisper’s Black Herstory Month coverage, including today’s extensive “link love” post, is essential reading.