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“To her, we were scholars ..with the potential to change the world.”

Mrs. Ollie McClean, the beloved community activist, and teacher who “educated young minds for more than 30 years” and encouraged...

Black History1 month ago

Garnet Douglass Baltimore

A Profile in Black History by Suzanne SpellenWe shouldn’t have to wait for Black History Month to highlight important men...

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Dr. Carter G. Woodson’s Black History Legacy Continues with Black Resistance

by Fern Gillespie What would Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the Father of Black History Month and founder of the Association...

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How Benjamin ‘Pap’ Singleton Led an Exodus of Freed Black Americans West

Farrell Evans, During the late 1870s and early 1880s, as many as 40,000 African Americans migrated from the South...

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The A.P. Black History Course Fails in Telling Our Whole History

AURORA, COLODARO – NOVEMBER 1: Hijab Tekle, 17, left, and Nehemiah Young, 18, leave AP African-American Studies at the end...

Black History2 months ago

Nefertiti: Egyptian Wife, Mother, Queen and Icon

By Laura Taronas Harvard UniversityNefertiti bust in Neues Museum, BerlinPhoto: Philip PikartNeferneferuaten Nefertiti was the great royal wife of King...

Black History2 months ago

NAKO & IAAFestival Returns
with three In-Person Black History Programs

On upcoming Sundays, January 29th, February 5th, and February 26th, from 3-5 PM, the New York Chapter of the National...

Black History2 months ago

Friday, Jan. 27, Bed Stuy Flight Students Salute the Late Aviation Pioneer Bessie Coleman

We all know the power of black girl magic! From supreme court justice to Vice President of the United States,...