Today In History
'Tommie Smith and John Carlos (wearing gloves and socks) rose their fists in support of the struggle for Black freedom while being awarded the 200-meter Olympic Gold and Bronze Medals respectively on this date October 16, 1968.'
(photo: Peter Norman, Tommie Smith and John Carlos)
- CARTER Magazine
October 16, 2014

Today In History

'Tommie Smith and John Carlos (wearing gloves and socks) rose their fists in support of the struggle for Black freedom while being awarded the 200-meter Olympic Gold and Bronze Medals respectively on this date October 16, 1968.'

(photo: Peter Norman, Tommie Smith and John Carlos)

- CARTER Magazine

October 15, 2014

Common Talks: J Dilla, Kanye West and No I.D. | Hard Knock TV

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Today In History
'William Henry Hastie became the first Black to sit on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals when he was nominated on this date October 15, 1949.'
(photo: William Henry)
- CARTER Magazine
October 15, 2014

Today In History

'William Henry Hastie became the first Black to sit on the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals when he was nominated on this date October 15, 1949.'

(photo: William Henry)

- CARTER Magazine

October 14, 2014

Kendrick Lamar “i” | Lyric Video

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Today In History We Honor Eartha Mae Kitt
'Eartha Mae Kitt was an international star who gave new meaning to the word versatile. She distinguished herself in film, theater, cabaret, music and on television. Miss Kitt was one of only a handful of performers to be nominated for a Tony (three times), the Grammy (twice), and Emmy Award (twice). She regularly enthralled New York nightclub audiences during her extended stays at The Cafè Carlyle and these intimate performances have been captured in her recording, Eartha Kitt, Live at The Carlyle.'
(photo: Eartha Mae Kitt)
- CARTER Magazine
October 14, 2014

Today In History We Honor Eartha Mae Kitt

'Eartha Mae Kitt was an international star who gave new meaning to the word versatile. She distinguished herself in film, theater, cabaret, music and on television. Miss Kitt was one of only a handful of performers to be nominated for a Tony (three times), the Grammy (twice), and Emmy Award (twice). She regularly enthralled New York nightclub audiences during her extended stays at The Cafè Carlyle and these intimate performances have been captured in her recording, Eartha Kitt, Live at The Carlyle.'

(photo: Eartha Mae Kitt)

- CARTER Magazine

Today In History
'Lionel Richie is a founding member of the Commodores and became one of the most successful male solo artists of the ’80s, arguably eclipsed during his 1981-1987 heyday only by Michael Jackson and Prince. Richie dominated the pop charts during that period with an incredible run of 13 consecutive Top Ten hits, five of them number ones.'
(photo: Lionel Richie)
- CARTER Magazine
October 13, 2014

Today In History

'Lionel Richie is a founding member of the Commodores and became one of the most successful male solo artists of the ’80s, arguably eclipsed during his 1981-1987 heyday only by Michael Jackson and Prince. Richie dominated the pop charts during that period with an incredible run of 13 consecutive Top Ten hits, five of them number ones.'

(photo: Lionel Richie)

- CARTER Magazine

Exercise Your Right Every Two Years!!!"There is an election in November and the Republicans are redrawing lines… Social media is calling all sororities, fraternities and community groups to get out and vote!’ - Marilyn Ross, Educator- CARTER Magazine
October 12, 2014

Exercise Your Right Every Two Years!!!

"There is an election in November and the Republicans are redrawing lines… Social media is calling all sororities, fraternities and community groups to get out and vote!’ - Marilyn Ross, Educator

- CARTER Magazine

Today In History
'Dorie Miller, a messman on the USS Arizona who shot down four planes during the Pearl Harbor attack, was born near Waco, TX, on this date October 11, 1919.'
(photo: Dorie Miller)
- CARTER Magazine
October 12, 2014

Today In History

'Dorie Miller, a messman on the USS Arizona who shot down four planes during the Pearl Harbor attack, was born near Waco, TX, on this date October 11, 1919.'

(photo: Dorie Miller)

- CARTER Magazine

Today In History
'Art Blakey, famed jazz musician and bandleader, was born in Pittsburgh, PA, on this date October 11, 1919. Blakey played with the likes of Mary Lou Williams, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stit, and Thelonious Monk.'
(photo: Art Blakey)
- CARTER Magazine
October 11, 2014

Today In History

'Art Blakey, famed jazz musician and bandleader, was born in Pittsburgh, PA, on this date October 11, 1919. Blakey played with the likes of Mary Lou Williams, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stit, and Thelonious Monk.'

(photo: Art Blakey)

- CARTER Magazine

Today In History
'Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, educator, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, humanitarian, and founder of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), was born in Washington, DC, on this date October 10 1901.'
(photo: Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson)
- CARTER Magazine
October 10, 2014

Today In History

'Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson, educator, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, humanitarian, and founder of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), was born in Washington, DC, on this date October 10 1901.'

(photo: Dr. Frederick Douglass Patterson)

- CARTER Magazine