Category Archives: Black History Month

Moss Kendrix – BHM Tribute

  As a “PR person”, this one is very close to my heart… Moss Kendrix was a public relations pioneer who left a lasting legacy and a major imprint on the way African Americans are portrayed through the power of … Continue reading

Elijah the “Real McCoy”

Elijah McCoy (1843 or 1844-1929) was a mechanical engineer and inventor. McCoy’s high-quality industrial inventions (especially his steam engine lubricator) were the basis for the expression “the real McCoy,” meaning the real, authentic, or high-quality thing. McCoy’s first invention (1872) … Continue reading

Tribute to Black History Month

Although this is a female-focused blog, I have decided to post a daily profile of African Americans for Black History Month.  As the daughter of a Nigerian immigrant (mother) and African, Native-American and Caucasian-American (father), I have had to seek … Continue reading