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50th Anniversary of Shirley Chisholm’s run for President Commemorated at Virtual Awards Ceremony on Nov. 4

National leaders in politics, business and the arts will be honored by the The Shirley Chisholm Cultural Institute at its...

Black History2 months ago

W. E. B. Du Bois Complex in Accra, Ghana will be a global center for Pan African study, culture, and tourism

Last month, The W. E. B. Du Bois Museum Foundation unveiled plans and renderings for the new W. E. B....

Black History2 months ago

Brooklyn’s Black Suffragists Honored with Plaque and Parade in Fort Greene

By Fern Gillespie It was the 1880s in Post-Reconstruction America, and Black men had limited voting rights, and Black women,...

Black History2 months ago

Plans Unveiled for $20 Million Pan
African Center by Sir David Adjaye
Honoring W.E.B. DuBois

Last month, The W. E. B. Du Bois Museum Foundation unveiled plans and renderings for the new W. E. B....

Black History2 months ago

Discovering the Myth and Folklore of Black Mermaids

By Fern GillespieHalle Bailey’s face was on the screen, swimming through the corals for mere seconds. That was all that...

Black History3 months ago

Esther Jackson, 105: Life reflected the 20th century struggle for equality

By Timothy V. Johnsonpeoplesworld.orgEsther Cooper Jackson was part of an “astonishingly excellent cohort of Black women of an earlier generation,...

Black History3 months ago

“W.E.B. Du Bois: I’ve Known Rivers”

celebrates the anniversary of his Passing, this Saturday,August 27, in Great Barrington, Mass. W.E.B. Du Bois often wrote that he...

Black History3 months ago

Remembering the 1963 March on Washington

By History.com EditorsThe March on Washington was a massive protest march that occurred in August 1963, when some 250,000 people...