Black History Month: Recap of Week 2 & (Part of) 3

Halfway through Black History Month and we're STILL making history. Take a look at what's happened since the last recap.

Feb. 13, 2016

Who: Hampton University Men's Lacrosse Team
What: Became the first D1 men's lacrosse team at an HBCU in over 30 years
Why you should care: I'm not even sure if the team members understand the impact that they're making, but believe me, there is one. Think of "black" sports...lacrosse probably isn't one of them. This historic achievement gives black boys and girls everywhere the motivation to pursue things that wouldn't traditionally appeal to them.

Who: Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia
What: Died at age 79
Why you should care: Scalia was a highly conservative judge whose death was mourned by very few. His passing means that President Obama may now appoint a new judge -- I'm going to say that one more time. President Obama may now appoint a new judge. The best part is, there's a rumor that Loretta Lynch is on his short list.

Feb. 16, 2016

Who: Kendrick Lamar
What: Literally set the Grammy Awards on fire
Why you should care: Beyoncé got the ball rolling with Formation, and Kendrick kept it going by delivering a riveting performance at the 2016 Grammy Awards. It was easily one of the best and most pro-Black performances ever delivered. Ever. 

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