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According to legend, the origin of coffee can be traced to Kaldi, an Abyssinian goatherd whose goats began to prance about after they ate some red berries.

Leontyne Price (born 1927) by Bradley Phillips (1929-1991).Regardless of their talents, African American singers were for years generally barred from performing with this country's more prestigious opera companies. In 1952, when audiences experienced the rich voice of Mississippi-born soprano Leontyne Price in a revival of Porgy and Bess, it became clear that this long-standing barrier would soon be breached.

I love you whether you bring me coffee or not. But it does make me feel very special, and cared for. I also love bringing YOU coffee....I love how that works!

Community Post: 18 Black History Facts You May Not Know

<b>Maybe you just haven& had time to learn them.</b> February is the shortest month, after all.

Here's How To Find Your African-American Family History Online

Eartha Kitt - After expressing her negative views on the war in Vietnam at a White House luncheon, she was effectively blacklisted and didn't work in the States for a full decade.