Our Struggle Is One 'Of Many Lifetimes': A 1985 Interview With John Lewis Shows There's Still Work To Be Done
In a 1985 interview conducted for "Eyes on the Prize," Lewis reflected on the march from Selma to Montgomery and the power of the movement.
Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle is breaking glass ceilings.
Drake, who has been at the helm of Ohio State University and UC Irvine, will now take the reins at the University of California.
Get away and learn your history at one of these tourist destinations.
The Ebenezer Baptist Church, which was founded by freed slaves, held its last service on Sunday. It will soon be up for sale.
Experience the places where civil rights were won and African-American artists and advocates continue to influence our communities.
Lonnie G. Bunch III, best known as the director of the iconic National Museum of African American History and Culture, will be the Smithsonian Institute's first Black secretary.
The appointment of Rev. LaKeesha Walrond as President of the New York Theological Seminary marks a new era for the seminary.
A record-breaking number of 32 Black women are set to graduate from The United States Military Academy at West Point.
Kellin McGowan, who is graduating with a 4.57 GPA, will be the first Black Valedictorian in the history of St. Thomas High School.
Gerald Webb made history on Wednesday after officially taking the Oath of Office as the first African American judge for Hamilton County, Tennessee, Courts.
Redoshi was kidnapped as a child of 12, and taken to the U.S. aboard the Clotilda, the last slave ship to arrive in the United States.
Tamara Lanier of Connecticut is seeking ownership of the photos of Renty and Delia, enslaved Americans she claims were her direct ancestors.
Texas State Representative Introduces Legislation To Honor 95 Victims Of Convict Leasing Discovered Buried At School Construction Site
Texas Rep. Ron Reynolds has also proposed paying $95 million in reparations to the descendants of the 95 victims of convict leasing who were believed to be victims of convict leasing.
The OverExplainer: What Do Ida B. Wells, Fannie Lou Hamer, Marsha P. Johnson And Tarana Burke Have In Common?
These are all women who disrupted history with their activism.
Black History Now: Vilissa Thompson—Activist, Writer, Licensed Social Worker And Disability-Rights Advocate
Thompson grew up knowing about the complexities of being Black with a disability. Now she’s working to dispel the myths surrounding disabilities, including those that still go undiagnosed and ignored in our community.
Victory Christian School has profusely apologized after a teacher dressed in Blackface, donning African native dress and covering her face and arms in dark makeup.