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Why Black History Month is important to black children.

6 Feb
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Did former slaves start the Memorial day holiday?

25 May

A black historian David W. Blight has discovered evidence that the first celebration of what came to be known as Memorial Day was conducted by former slaves. Over time that history was whitewashed to give others credit for the origins of Memorial Day. Oddly enough many of those those sources that credit others with the creation of Memorial Day mention the “Decoration Day” ceremony of the former slaves giving Blight’s claims same credence. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/05/did-former-slaves-start-what-is-now.html#sthash.jAsSVwzJ.dpuf

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Michelle Howard Becomes First Black Woman To Earn Three-Star-Rank

27 Aug

 

Michelle Howard Becomes First Black Woman To Earn Three-Star-Rank

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The Navy says a Virginia-based sailor has become the first black woman to earn a three-star-rank in the U.S. armed forces. Read more here:http://aareports.com/2012/08/michelle-howard-becomes-first-black.html

New Red Tails Movie Trailer!

26 Dec

New Red Tails Movie Trailer!

Here is the third trailer for the Tuskegee Airmen movie Red Tails starring Terence Howard and Cuba Gooding Jr. This is by far the most action packed and inspiring trailer so far. Check it out here:

New book for black children, ” I Can Be”

7 Nov

Just so you know you do not need a Kindle to read this book. There are Kindle apps for iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, PC, Mac, Blackberry, and Android-based devices. Links to these apps are at the bottom of the page.

Hi everyone my name is George Cook.  I am proud to announce my new children’s book for the Kindle “I Can Be “.   This short children’s book has your child join in with Jordan as he decides which modern day history making African American to write about for his history class.

The book not only mentions what people like Mark Dean and Mae Jemison have done but it also has links to websites throughout and at the end of the book for more information about some of the fields mentioned.

A great read and learning experience for your youngster. the book is $2.00

Get the apps for your device and learn more about the book, and buy it here: http://aareports.com/2010/09/i-can-be-my-new-kindle-book-for-black.html

 If youy already own an Amazon Kindle you can go straight to the page on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00427ZKES

Free preview of new children’s book

11 Sep

Read the free preview below. The book is best read by using the full screen tab on the embedded viewer and the book can be brought using the viewer also.For a limited time only my new children’s book “I Can Be” is available for $1 on Scribd.com. Check out a preview below. You can read the book on your computer or in a PDF format.

I Can Be is a childrens book which has your child join in with Jordan as he decides which modern day history making African American to write about for his history class.

The book not only mentions what people like Mark Dean and Mae Jemison have done but it also has links to websites throughout and at the end of the book for more information about some of the fields mentioned. Best read in the full screen mode. You can also buy the book by clicking the  Buy this document button.

Rare photo of slave children dound in North Carolina

12 Jun

Rare photo of slave children dound in North Carolina. See photo and read more:
http://aareports.com/2010/06/rare-photo-of-slave-children-found-in.html