With a stroke of a pen the Union government outlawed the enslavement of 4 million people. The truth was that the war was not going well for the North and they had to pass the Emancipation Proclamation in order to win.
It is time to restore Richard Wright's place fully as a major people's artist and ground breaking journalist of the 20th century.
Frederick Douglass was one of the great people’s leaders of the 19th century. And yet his towering intellect and multifaceted political experience have been insufficiently appreciated.
Video celebrates Black History Month with interviews of two Southern California participants in the great social movements for democracy and equality.