Who Are the Forgotten Heroes of Black History?

Continuing a series for Black History Month, Glenn Beck and David Barton uncovered hidden treasures from The Vault, discussing the roots of slavery in America.

Watch the full episode here: The Vault | S2:E7 – Black History Part 3

Do Your Homework

Below is a compilation of research that went into the making of this episode, complete with links to original sources so you can do your own homework. As you watch, consider the following questions:

1. Who was William Nell and what book did he write?

2. Who did Benjamin Rush say was the best orator he had ever heard?

3. How old was Phyllis Wheatley when she began poetry writing?










Glenn Beck celebrates the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11

It was only 50 years ago, on July 20th, 1969, that Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong became the first humans to actually set foot on the lunar surface -- something that just ten years prior had been unthinkable. More than 600 million people around the world listened as Armstrong spoke these immortal words: "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind." Watch the clip to hear Glenn tell the story and bring the historic day to life.