VOL. 18 NO. 3-FEBRUARY 6, 2023

Our Stories and Features


Reflections/Jonathan Gramling

Jonathan Gramling

Celebrate Black History

Dr. Carter G. Woodson was a historian and a member of Omega Psi Phi back in February 1926 when he established Negro History Week to focus people on the positive contributions that African Americans have made to America as well as to remember and understand their proud and dignified roots put down way before Africans were made into slaves and shipped like sacks of grain to America, stacked one on top of the other.

And of course Black history eventually couldn’t be confined to one week. And so in 1976, it became Black History Month. And lately a number of people have felt that one month cannot express it all.

I am proud that since 1999 when I became the editor of The Madison Times and later publisher & editor of The Capital City Hues, every

February has started out with a Black History Month issue. And today’s issue is no different. --READ MORE