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Civil rights advocate statue unveiled in Richmond
July 20, 2017
A monument honoring African-American civil rights advocate Maggie Walker has been unveiled in Richmond, Virginia. ... read more »
This Week in Black History (July 13th – July 19th)
July 16, 2017
An activist, author, professor of Africana studies, and Chair Department of Africana Studies at California State University, Long Beach, Karenga became active in civil rights organizations such as Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Black History (July 6th – July 12th)
July 13, 2017
She served as New Jersey's commissioner of athletics from 1975 to 1985. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Black History (June 29th – July 5th)
July 6, 2017
Frederick Douglass and his stance against the practice of slavery has been documented and discussed at length over the years ... read more / view gallery »
NNPA to Honor Martin Luther King III with 2017 Lifetime Legacy Award at Annual Conference
June 22, 2017
Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr., the president and CEO of the NNPA, said that the group is especially pleased to present the 2017 Lifetime Legacy Award to Martin Luther King III. ... read more »
City Council Considers Eliminating Columbus Day
June 15, 2017
The report found a consensus among Los Angeles stakeholders for adding an Indigenous Peoples Day but sharp disagreement in how the creation of the holiday should be done and if it should replace Columbus Day. ... read more »
Thurgood Marshall’s Widow Keeps His Legacy Alive
May 11, 2017
On the Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, “Cissy” Marshall Laments Lack of Progress. ... read more »
African-American museum partners with Mormons on genealogy
May 2, 2017
African-American museum partners with Mormons on genealogy ... read more »
Community Organizations Rally In Memory of Uprising
April 27, 2017
Last month, the SLA BHC coalition gathered at a Town Hall meeting as a reunion of their collective commitment and celebration to multi-racial organizing. ... read more »
Artist moves civil rights icon Rosa Parks’ home to Germany
April 14, 2017
The unlikely location is the result of the financial crisis of 2008 and Detroit's dramatic decline. ... read more »
This Week in Women’s History
March 22, 2017
Both known and overlooked Black women who have made a way for women today through entertainment, inventions and politics. ... read more / view gallery »
This Week in Women’s History  
March 15, 2017
Past and modern day Black women who have made herstory    ... read more / view gallery »
The Women behind #BlackLivesMatter  
March 15, 2017
On February 26, 2012 Black America was in an outrage over the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin who was killed in Sanford, Florida by a white 28-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman after reporting Martin to the police as “suspicious.” ... read more »
This Week in Women’s History 
March 8, 2017
 Past and present-day African American women poets, actresses, civil rights leaders, film makers and educators who have paved the way for young ladies today by showing the true definition of #BlackGirlMagic.   ... read more »
Stephanie Wilson: Making a Dream Become a Reality
March 2, 2017
Stephanie Wilson: Making a Dream Become a Reality ... read more »
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