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Black History3 weeks ago

Power Moves: Saving Sacred Places,
Rediscovering Lost Values

Text and Photos by Bernice Elizabeth Green In May 2018, Rev. Taharka W. Robinson and his wife, Ms. Bianca Robinson,...

Black History3 weeks ago

National Trust Grants $4m in Grants to Preserve 35 Historic Black Churches across the U.S., including Brooklyn’s Varick Memorial and Harlem’s Mother AME Zion

For more than four centuries, the Black church, America’s foremost institution epitomizing steadfastness, has played a prominent role in advancing...

Black History4 weeks ago

African Voices Magazine Celebrates its 30th Year

A Few Proud African Voices in the Long Song by Maitefa Angaza African Voices (AV) has been celebrating a happy...

Black History1 month ago

New York City’s Infamous Civil War Draft Riots

by Suzanne SpellenThere is nothing more frightening than a mob, nothing more uncontrollable than a riot. And there is nothing...

Black History2 months ago

Postal Service Announces Stamp
Honoring Legacy of John Lewis

The United States Postal Service is honoring the late John Lewis by putting his portrait on a stamp next year....

Black History2 months ago

For Brooklyn and Beyond: “Voices of Moral Clarity” Stir Hope for the Next Generations

From SHEro to Namesake:Reflections on Angela Davis by Lynette C. Williams and Angela M. Williams I was a girl when...

Black History2 months ago

Reflections of a 1960’s Demonstrator

First Person by Hazel StewartMy mother was slightly to the right of John Birch. And during the civil rights demonstrations,...

Black History3 months ago

Beautiful Words from The Grandassa Models

The Grandassa Models have sought to heal our people from the hair trauma brought on by the rejection of our...