Black History

The Story of Black Swan Records – The First Commercially Successful Black-Owned and Operated Record Company

Before Cash Money Records, Death Row Records, No Limit Records, or hell, even before Motown, there was Black Swan Records, the second Black-owned and operated record company and the FIRST to succeed commercially. The first Black-owned and operated record company was Broome Special Phonograph Records that was established in 1919…

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#NeverForget: Easter Eggs for Hitler

Easter Sunday. March 10, 1945. World War II. Germany. Technical Sergeant William E. Thomas and Private First Class Joseph Jackson, originally from the 333rd Field Artillery Battalion, but part of the 969th Field Artillery Battalion when this photo was taken. The 333rd Field Artillery Battalion was a racially segregated unit of…

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