On January 23, 1976, noted singer and actor Paul Robeson died in Philadelphia.Robeson was also a legendary civil rights and peace leader and athlete.
Gerda Lerner, whose life went from Jewish radical activist in Austria to refugee from Nazism to prominent U.S. historian, passed away in Madison, Wisc., at the age of 92, this month.
Some 10,000 participants from all over the country gathered here at the Congressional Black Caucus annual meeting earlier this month to listen, discuss and speak their minds.
A state Assembly committee has put together a comprehensive picture of the challenges faced by these young people.
Juneteenth is increasingly becoming a festive day across the United States.
A respected African American faculty surgeon filed a racial discrimination suit against the UCLA Medical Center and UC Regents after they refused to take action on blatant acts of racism.
Winston was also a political prisoner, unjustly imprisoned in the McCarthy era where he lost his fight due to poor medical care while there.
Driver said 209 made possible "resegregation of higher education" and a "new Jim Crow" in California.
When the judging for the African American History Month High School Arts and Writing Competition takes place this Friday, Dalzenia Henry's legacy will be on our minds.
In a ceremony last week, the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica named its Information Resource Center for the African American singer-actor-activist Paul Robeson.