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Black History18 hours 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 weeks 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 weeks 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 History1 month 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 History1 month ago

Remembering the 1963 March on Washington

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

Black History2 months ago

Ralph Carter on Dr. Albert Vann,
“A Major Force… and a Beacon for Young Men”

In the 1970s, fresh off a Broadway Tony Award nomination for the musical “Raisin,” Ralph Carter, a Black teen from...

Black History2 months ago

Black August

By Maitefa AngazaAt this time each year activists and advocates across the nation observe Black August. It was first organized...

Black History4 months ago

Forgotten Sacred Ground

Yaa Asantewaa Nzingha “If you are the son of a man who had a wealthy estate and you inherit your...