Write for Us!

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We’re Looking for Writers!

The Black History Channel is looking for talented and experienced writers to become contributors to our site.

Our site visitors enjoy reading 250-400 word articles written from a historical perspective.

Recognition:
Your articles and byline will be read by a global audience, so you have the potential to build your brand as a writer and influence millions of people with your articles.

Compensation:
Compensation is commensurate with experience. In addition, there is the potential to build your brand/platform when your work is seen by our global audience.

Brand Building:
Establish your professional reputation by sending us only your best work because that’s what will show on your profile page.

Expertise:
You should be an expert on the particular subject or bio you are writing about. This allows for a smooth editorial process.

We do also accept articles from aspiring writers, so if you’re a newbie, let us know! Our experienced community of copy editors will guide your work from start to finish.

Articles We Accept:

  1. Bios of little-known African Americans who made an impact in some way.
  2. Timeline – share what you know about events that happened long ago.
  3. Inventors & Inventions – write an exciting article about an inventor we haven’t heard of or covered.
  4. Grants – Share your knowledge of great business/educational/personal opportunities with us.

What We DON’T Accept:

  1. Poetry (maybe in the future, but not now. Please don’t ask!)
  2. Erotica of any kind
  3. Essays. (unless solicited by The Owner)
  4. Articles advocating a certain religion, denomination or political stance.
  5. Recruiting articles for fraternities, sororities or other organizations.  If you want to advertise, CLICK HERE.
  6. Articles with profanity, sex, racism, hatred or violence.

How to Get Started:

  1. Query first. No submissions will be read without a Query. CLICK HERE for an example of how to write your Query.
  2. Send your Query to ShareBlackHistory@gmail.com.
  3. Submit a resume (after you query!). Be sure it highlights any certifications you have, any classes, seminars or retreats you’ve been involved in, and/or any particular areas of expertise – business, technology, nutrition, fitness, etc.
  4. Submit a writing sample. Make sure it represents the type of articles you plan to submit and demonstrates your ability to write concisely and professionally on a topic.

Good luck!