An Open Letter to Women Making Black History

Growing up, one of the songs that defined my childhood was Aretha Franklin belting out how lucky I was to be "young, gifted, and black." As a daughter of the civil rights movement — with Aretha echoing in my ears — I was inspired to become a lawyer,

15 Inspirational Quotes to Commemorate Black History Month

February has been designated as Black History Month by every US president since 1976, and we're commemorating this year with 15 inspiring, motivational quotes from influential black figures like Angela Davis, Nelson Mandela, and Martin Luther King Jr., as well as iconic entertainers like Beyoncé Knowles and Oprah