October 31, 2019

Harriet Tubman was a force.

And that’s an understatement.

The movie, Harriet, out this Friday, Nov. 1, gives a tiny glimpse into the life of this brilliant woman.

“She was a feminist and she was a resist...

September 28, 2019

12:46 p.m., Sept. 6:

Just another normal day.  I sent Botham an article via text titled, “Florida man accidentally burns home down after lighting Nike shoes on fire in protest of Nike’s Colin Kaepernic...

July 21, 2019

Although the most recent election season brought five Black women — the largest class ever — to the House of Representatives, the leadership gap for Black female representation in public office still...

June 18, 2019

Jennifer Pinckney remembers June 17, 2015.

That was the day White nationalist Dylann Roof walked into Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, a historic African American church in Charleston...

April 30, 2019

This week, the Senate will vote on the nomination of Andrew Brasher to the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Brasher currently serves as Alabama’s solicitor general. Civil rights...

April 23, 2019

Pictured: Stanley Nelson at the NMAAHC’s Oprah Winfrey Theater

From the days of slavery, African Americans have used their creativity and ingenuity to create financial freedom and economic empowerment...

April 22, 2019

Two years after Donald Trump shocked the political world to defeat Hillary Clinton to become the 45th president of the United States, a specially appointed federal prosecutor released a 448-page repor...

April 13, 2019

In We Want to Do More Than Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom, University of Georgia education professor Bettina Love offers a striking and searing take on U.S. educ...

April 12, 2019

On April 11, Georgetown University students overwhelmingly voted in a referendum to pay reparations for the descendants of the 272 slaves the school sold in 1838 to keep the school open. The proposed...

April 9, 2019

When radio show host and civil rights activist Joe Madison was asked to appear on the popular PBS genealogy show Finding Your Roots, he jumped at the opportunity.

“It’s a chance to learn information...

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