American Heart Month

February is the month of love, so it only makes sense that it also serves as the national recognition period for the organ in which we all associate love; the heart.  American Heart Month was officially declared on December 30, 1963 by President Lyndon B. Johnson to raise awareness about diseases of the heart and […]

Black History Month

Super Bowl Sunday was not the only thing of significance on February 1, it also marked the beginning of Black History Month, an observance founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson. Dr. Woodson was born in 1875 in New Canton Virginia. He put himself through high school and earned his Ph.D. in history from Harvard University. […]