Black History Month: Inspiring Black Americans

All month long, Guideposts.org recognized the courageous, inventive and revolutionary African Americans who changed the course of history and made a lasting contribution to the world. Many of them became famous for being the first in their field, for fighting for their rights, standing up against injustice or for their talent and achievements in the arts. Here are some American figures we should be celebrating all year long. 

All month long, Guideposts.org recognized the courageous, inventive and revolutionary African Americans who changed the course of history and made a lasting contribution to the world. Many of them became famous for being the first in their field, for fighting for their rights, standing up against injustice or for their talent and achievements in the arts. Here are some American figures we should be celebrating all year long. 

Slideshow Library

Explore the collection of slideshows and discover inspirational quotes, beautiful photos, and powerful stories of hope.

Some of the notable individuals who passed away in 2016

Guideposts Says Goodbye: Notable Deaths of 2016

Tailgate artist Andrea Martin, her son Brayden, and veterans Charlie (right) and Tom

A Single Mom Paints Tributes to Our Veterans

Mother Teresa, surrounded by young children

The Inspiring Words of Mother Teresa

A smiling teacher addresses her young students in the classroom

Inspiring Quotes in Praise of Teachers