Happening Now in Black Houston: The Buffalo Soldiers National Museum Gets an Upgrade

  The Best Museum in Texas  As a Homeschooling family filled with history buffs, the Buffalo Soldiers quickly rose to the top of our list for field trips. Nestled in Houston’s Historic Museum District, this national treasure offers a remarkable experience that takes you back into time when these great soldiers were present. From live…

Hidden Figures, a movie based on the book by Margot Shetterly is now playing in theaters near you. To read a brief review of the movie, visit NowWithNicole.com.

Hidden Figures, Dorothy Vaughan, and the Black Girls Code by @NowWithNicole

      No Sister Left Behind Hidden Figures is the story of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden*,four brave, “hidden,” African American women who changed history. The book written by Margot Lee Shetterly, The Hollywood adaptation may now be showing in a theatre near you. Set for nationwide release on January 6, 2017,…

In celebration of "Chocolate Kids Read" Pre-launch, enter for free copy of Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition. https://giveaway.amazon.com/p/f5f03f1013998787.

Chocolate Kids Read Bookstore Pre-Launch Giveaway

Chocolate Kids Read Bookstore Launch Date January 1, 2017 Chocolate Kids Read is an on-line bookstore dedicated to providing educational, historical, cultural, and entertaining books to Black Youth. In honor of our opening and the December 24th release of Hidden Figures, we are having a giveaway for a copy of the Hidden Figures Young Readers’ Edition. Why…

If you are interested in joining our Summer 2017 HBCU and Civil Rights tour, visit NowWithNicole.com/hbcu-civil-rights-tour.

Why HBCUs Are Special from a Non-HBCU Graduate Perspective

As the collegiate football 2016 Celebration Bowl approaches, I am reflecting upon how impressed I was with Grambling State University after attending the 2016 SWAC Championship Game. I was provided the opportunity to attend this game due to a  partnership with Toyota USA. In addition to supporting Black communities with their Toyota Green Initiative, Toyota was also the…

If you are interested in joining our Summer 2017 HBCU and Civil Rights tour, visit NowWithNicole.com/hbcu-civil-rights-tour.

Educating Our Children About Black America and the Continuing Civil Rights Struggle

When I was a child, my primary and secondary Black History education consisted of reading a couple of paragraphs about Dr. Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks during Black History Month. It was not until going to college that I learned more about the history of Black people in America. As a homeschooling parent, I wanted…