“Lift Every Voice and Sing” began as a poem written by a school principal. It grew to become known as the “Black National Anthem.”
According to family members, one of Atlanta’s most revered civil rights icons and a lightning rod for community activism has died at the age of 98.
The first black graduate of the University of Georgia makes history again.
Sixty-five years after 14-year-old Emmett Till was lynched in Mississippi, the House has approved legislation designating lynching as a hate crime under federal law.
Tours take place mostly on Saturdays and Sundays when Wallace is available but Wallace can accommodate on a weekday depending on his availability.
From January 15 through May 3, the Neill-Cochran House Museum is hosting an immersive, one-of-a-kind experience in the form of an exhibit and artistic collaboration called "If These Walls Could Talk".
“Black Girl Magic is the ability for African American females to push past the restrictions that are set upon us today and show us that anything is possible," Ulmer said. "You can be an author, entrepreneur student no matter what the color of your skin is or what your gender is.”
The Pan-African flag first flew 100 years ago as a response to a bigoted song. It still serves as an inspiration to the African diaspora.
A group of ballerinas in Texas struck a pose, and the result was an adorable photo shoot — both fierce and meaningful.
Here's a timeline of the historical events of the civil rights movement that shaped the fight for social justice and against discrimination.
Joel Baker never forgets where he comes from. “That picture on the wall of the 16 African American firefighters and 7 female African American firefighters that paved the way for me and for others. Those pictures remind me it’s not about me they paved the way, continue to pay it forward.”
The exhibit, "This Light of Ours," gives an in-depth look at the courage and tenacity of people who fought for civil rights in the 1960s.
Henderson had a variety of roles at the Austin Police Department, from patrolling the streets, to trainer, to detective. But soon after former Assistant Chief Justin Newsom retired amid racist allegations, there was an opening for the job.
OneUnited Bank's release of its new Harriet Tubman debit card was met with heavy criticism online.
Black Love Day was created in 1993 to celebrate the uniqueness of black love and culture.
This month the Round Rock Public Library has a collection titled “The Struggle in Black and White" of six of Melissa Fontenette-Mitchell's photos on its main floor.
Here's a list of historical sites, cultural centers and monuments honoring black Americans and moments in black history.
In honor of the Buffalo Soldier Program's 25th anniversary, Texas Parks and Wildlife has unveiled a new plaque honoring black soldiers.
The transcription project, called “By the people,” is powered by volunteers across the country and launched the campaign to make Park’s papers more searchable and accessible online, including many items featured in the exhibition, “Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”
The art of dance, music and the spoken work come together in a live production that tells the story of Harriet Tubman. Dancer and choreographer Renee Davis has more.