The Pioneer

The Pioneer

The Pioneer's Most Underappreciated African-Americans Icons

The Pioneer’s Most Underappreciated African-Americans Icons

February 26, 2020

As we all know, February is Black History Month. A month where we come together to acknowledge the successes and contributions African-Americans have made all...

BHM: Ross the Boss

BHM: Ross the Boss

February 24, 2020

Tracee Ellis Ross is an American actress and producer starring on ABC's hit show, Black-ish. She has also been featured in many short films, movies, and shows. Born to Diana Ross an...

BHM: Dunnigan’s Done it Again

BHM: Dunnigan’s Done it Again

Devin Wilkes, Editorials Editor

February 21, 2020

Alice Allison Dunnigan was the first African American female correspondent at the White House and first black female member of the Senate and House of Repr...

BHM: The Amazing Ailey

BHM: The Amazing Ailey

Natalie Nevins, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

Although often times overlooked for other influential African American pioneers, Alvin Ailey's ongoing legacy still holds a respective impact on society ...

BHM: Taking off with Bessie Coleman

BHM: Taking off with Bessie Coleman

Samantha Nunez, News and Politics Editor

February 20, 2020

Bessie Coleman was one of the first African Americans to get a pilot license. After hearing stories about pilots flying in World War l, she instantly w...

BHM: Eye of the Tiger

BHM: Eye of the Tiger

February 19, 2020

Eldrick Tont Woods was born in Cypress, California on December 30, 1975. This name may not sound familiar because Eldrick got his nickname “Tiger” af...

BHM: Mané the Man

BHM: Mané the Man

February 19, 2020

Sadio Mané is a football (soccer) player who plays as a forward for the club Liverpool FC. Born in Sedhiou, Senegal in the small village of Bambali, M...

BHM: Singleton In Cinema

BHM: Singleton In Cinema

February 19, 2020

John Singleton (1968-2019) was an African-American film director, screenwriter, producer, and actor. He is known for writing and directing such films as Sha...

Black History Month Spotlight: Sip and Slay

Black History Month Spotlight: Sip and Slay

February 11, 2020

Have you heard of Sip and Paint? West Orange resident, Nicola Hampson created Sip and Slay: a fun event where women can come together to learn makeup while enjoying their favorite beverage.

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