Monday, May 20, 2019

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New York College Students Blame ‘Drunken Mistake’...

Two white male students of St. John Fisher College in Rochester, New York were apprehended on Sunday for damaging and trying to steal a statue...

‘Your Celebration Is a Sham’ Frederick Douglass’...

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a century after his death, Frederick Douglass and July 4 remain profoundly intertwined. Douglass was one of the greatest...

Descendants of Dred Scott and Chief Justice...

Today marks the 160th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s landmark Dred Scott decision, which declared that Black people, whether free or enslaved, were not...

Author: Black History Observation Was Meant to...

During a week when the president's new immigration restrictions incited global protests and condemnation, Donald Trump attempted to demonstrate a moment of nuance and...

6 Ways White Abolitionists Were Racist Towards...

According to Amherst College Black Studies professor David Blight, the issue of race carried over into the abolitionist movement. While white and Black abolitionists...

6 Instances that Prove White Abolitionists Still...

White Abolitionists Ran the Movement According to Amherst College Black Studies professor David Blight, the issue of race carried over into the abolitionist movement....

Black History: Excavation Uncovers Remains of Church...

The recent discovery of the British Methodist Episcopal Church — once the center of Black religious and political life in Toronto for over 100...

6 Interesting Facts About John Brown, the...

  The Beginning  John Brown (May 9, 1800 – Dec. 2, 1859) was a white abolitionist who led a rebellion against slavery in the United States. Brown...

This Is a Thought Provoking Rendition on...

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11 Facts About Slave Narratives That You...

The autobiographies and narratives by enslaved people were not just a life’s account. They were more of a way of powerfully reaching equality. Henry Louis Gates, the famed...

Black People’s Mistrust of Banks Goes All...

The mistrust of banks and unwillingness many Black people—especially older folks—have about placing their money in them is not a new phenomenon. Not even...

‘Through the African American Lens’ Reveals How...

When people think of artistic mediums that had a major impact on Black culture and helped provide a platform for Black voices, they may...

10 Frederick Douglass Quotes Still Incredibly Relevant...

Frederick Douglass (Feb. 14, 1817 – Feb. 20, 1895) was an African-American social reformer, orator, writer and statesman. Douglass escaped from slavery and subsequently became a leader...

Educator Who is Descendant of Both Frederick...

How’s this for Black heritage? Kenneth B. Morris is the great-great-great grandson of legendary abolitionist Frederick Douglass and the great-great grandson of historic educator...

10 Black Philosophers Who Helped Spark Black...

  Marcus Garvey   Marcus Garvey was a Jamaican political leader, publisher, journalist and entrepreneur who was a strong proponent of the Black nationalism movement and the...

Inspirational and Thought-Provoking Quotes From 14 Influential...

 Martin Luther King Jr. -Activist, Leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement- "Many of the ugly pages of American history have been obscured and forgotten. A...

Frederick Douglass and ‘The Abolitionists’ Take Center...

Radicals. Agitators. Troublemakers. Liberators. Called by many names,the abolitionists tore the nation apart in order to create a more perfect union. Men and women,...

Frederick Douglass Statue Moves Step Closer to...

The House approved a bill Monday to put a statue of abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass in the U.S. Capitol, bringing the District one step...

Statue Of Reformer Frederick Douglass To Grace...

A life-size replica of 19th century reformer and former slave Frederick Douglass is expected to soon grace the Capitol, making him only the third...