Black History Month

Today in Black History: Inventor of the Ice Cream Scooper
Alfred L. Cralle invented the ice cream scooper (patent #576,395) in 1897. He was the first man of color in Pittsburgh to receive a patent for an invention.
An African American from Virginia, Cralle became an inventor and businessman in Pittsburgh, Penn.. He...
Black History Month: Bessie Coleman From Texas
As we kick off Black History Month, where its celebrated EVERYDAY here on Kiss-FM, we take a look at woman who was recently celebrated and honored for her accomplishments by a Google Doodle on her 125th Birthday. 
Bessie Coleman was born in Atlanta, Texas on January 26, 1892, to a family of…
Usher, Andra Day, Anthony Hamilton & More Salutes Ray Charles
When the President summons you to The White House for a special performance, you CLEAR you schedule to make it happen. On Wednesday Night (Feb. 24th), The Smithsonian held a special tribute performance to the late icon Ray Charles inside The White House with The President And First Lady in attendanc…
106-Year Old Dances With President & First Lady
At 106-years old, Virginia McLaurin has seen it all in America. From racial segregation and Jim Crow laws that kept America divided to her dream coming true, meeting the first African-American President. What an amazing life!
Check out the wonderful moment when Ms...
Will The Real Betty Boop Please “Boop Oop A Doop”
If you didn't know Esther Jones was the real Betty Boop. The iconic cartoon character was inspired by the Black jazz singer in Harlem. Max Fleischer introduced the character in 1930 and the caricature of the jazz age flapper was the first and most famous sex symbol in animation.

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