BlackFacts.com Allows Parents to Give the Gift of Black History
Boston, MA — BlackFacts.com, the internet’s longest running data-driven website on the historical and cultural contributions of people of color, is introducing gift membership offering at www.blackfacts.com/gift. In the months leading up to Black History Month, BlackFacts.com is inviting the community to help educate and inform Black youth and students by giving them a gift that keeps giving back throughout the year.
Instead of their daily intake of gossip, silly videos and games, you can now keep your children, friends and favorite students informed and inspired:
• Learn about significant moments and people in Black history
• Get informed about minority business and professional achievements and inventions
• Be inspired by unique cultural products and services
• Receive inspirational quotes and speeches
• Access to historical videos, quizzes and game
All of this and more – as BlackFacts.com delivers cultural accomplishments to our members throughout the entire year. Because Black History is not just in February.
Additionally, BlackFacts.com members are able to contribute our historical and cultural archives by submitting new “Facts/Stories/Recipes” or recommend changes to existing “Facts”.
This capability follows in the tradition of African storytellers (“Griots”) who preserved the culture and history of their people – handing down that history to the next generations.
One of the primary goals of BlackFacts.com is to protect and preserve the history of our people. So much of the history of people of color has been lost over the years and educational systems are cutting back or totally removing the contributions of people of color from the standard history textbooks. In many cases, subjects like “Social Studies” which focus on diverse cultural histories have been cut from the school curriculum altogether.
All are being asked to consider sharing the wealth of knowledge and achievements with you children, students and friends.
Visit www.BlackFacts.com and click on the Gift Membership button.
BlackFacts.com was founded by Ken Granderson (MIT, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity) and Dale Dowdie (Boston University, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity) in 1997 as a way to showcase that people of color could take advantage of the technology revolution and build something that they own and control. It was developed with the tenets of Inform, Engage & Inspire. These are their goals for the visitors, contributors, sponsors and historians that enjoy the information provided on the site. BlackFacts.com is a service of Intellitech Consulting Enterprises Inc. For more details, visit www.intellitech.net
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