Posts Tagged: memorial day

Where To Celebrate Memorial Day In Dallas!

It’s Memorial Day Weekend in Dallas so how do you celebrate? In addition to your own backyard barbecue, there are a lot of things to do in Dallas and D Magazine has the complete list! Click HERE to see read.      

Blacks Created The First Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day we honor the lives of the fallen heroes that made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. I dug up an overlooked Black History fact revealing insight into how the holiday started.  Lets’ take a look at the origin of the holiday. In Charleston, South Carolina at the end of The Civil… Read more »

Memorial Day Tribute: African Americans In Military History

As we salute the fallen this Memorial Holiday I thought it would be nice to share the role of African Americans in Military History. Did you know it was 1865 a group of former slaves started Memorial Day in America. It occurred in Charleston South carolina, to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried… Read more »