Black History Retold

All month, we’ve been running a program on the Urban Daily called Black History Retold. Through this editorial initiative we’ve had some of our favorite black folk in the world of modern entertainment revisiting some of the most important moments in black history in the areas of politics, poetry, and race theory. We thought it […]

When legendary University of North Carolina coach Dean Smith wanted his basketball team to get better back in the early 1960’s, he decided to open up his recruiting to start taking a look at black players at the persuasion of his church pastor . However, finding a black player that could fit the successful “Tar […]

 Class is now in session. As a Professor at Rice University, Bun B flexes some major Black history knowledge by reading an excerpt of W.E.B. DuBois‘ The Souls of Black Folk. The piece speaks to the inner struggle that many endure on a regular basis. For the UGK MC, his battle within stems from becoming a […]

” ] In honor of Black History Month, The Urban Daily will be bringing you a series entitled, ‘Black History Retold‘. This new initiative will feature various celebrities detailing black history firsts, ranging from sports to politics and all things in between. The guests will read an excerpt from historically impactful documentation and explain what […]