I have a graduate degree in African Americans Studies from UCLA so I'm pretty much an expert in all things black culture. As Jeezy might say, "I got my hood, for my hood." I'm also black, so there's that, too. Just consider me the 2014 W.E.B. DuBois, James Baldwin, and Martin Luther King Jr. rolled into one—a.k.a. Yung Street Scholar b.k.a. Lil Fire Next Time. And it being Black History Month, I thought I'd drop some knowledge on y'all courtesy of the Internetz. Nothing but straight #KnowledgeDarts, right Mero? Each Tumblr below captures a nuanced view of African Americans throughout history: from art and music to literature and style, black cool overflows. Peep these 9 Epic Black History Tumblrs You Need To Follow Right Now and stunt on your friends next time y'all get together for game night. Cue the music

 

LITTLE KNOWN BLACK HISTORY FACTS

 

BLACK CONTEMPORARY ART 

 

PEAK BLACKNESS

 

VINTAGE BLACK GLAMOUR

 

BLACK HISTORY ALBUM

 

BLACK IN HISTORY

 

THE AFROFUTURIST AFFAIR

 

KNOW YOU ARE HISTORY

 

28 DAYS OF CHOPPA SUITS
 

 Happy Black History Month. To paraphrase Malcolm X: Time to turn up!