WGLT is excited to partner with the Normal West Black Student Union to bring you daily Black Facts during Black History Month.
The Normal West BSU has been sharing its Black Facts every week on social media. The student-led organization is sharing its Black Facts with WGLT in February.
Check out the Black Facts below:
Sylvia Techmanski - Singer Marian Anderson
Maia Eames - Harlem Renaissance
Justin Turner - Black Panther
Kyleigh - Mother of Mankind
Bryan Marroquin - Black National Anthem
Amaya Hursey - Smallpox
Carly Donalson - Black Female Battalion
Soph Henderson - Shirley Chisholm
Lydia Plattner - Marsha P. Johnson
Adeline Swartzendruber - Cathay Williams
Kylie Crader - Tuskegee Airmen
Jasmyn Jordan - Jane Bolin
Karizma - Henrietta Lacks
Kwesi Blankson - Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Black Wall Street
Quakers protest slavery
We'll add more Black Facts to this list as the series rolls on this month.