CHICAGO - Two "living legends" of the civil rights movement, Diane Nash and the Rev. C. T. Vivian, keynoted "Remembering the Movement," a Black History Month program, livestreamed from the Harold Washington Wing of the DuSable Museum.
PHILADELPHIA -- More than 50 people crowded into the Du Bois Center on Baltimore Avenue in West Philadelphia last Friday to hear Anthony Monteiro, professor of African American Studies at Temple University, deliver a history lecture.
Connecticut Black History Month event features author Dr. Gerald Horne and the New Haven Firebirds.
Black, brown and white unity has always been an important component in the struggle for African American equality.
Jarvis Tyner is the executive vice chair of the Communist Party USA and the chair of the party's African American Equality Commission. He joined the CPUSA in the early sixties, just as the Civil Rights Movement was maturing.
For farmers, when disaster strikes, they could go to the U.S. Department of Agriculture to get an emergency loan to save a crop or a herd of cattle.
In a dramatic display of political independence, 10 members of the Congressional Black Caucus boycotted a House Financial Services Committee vote on regulatory reform on Wednesday.
"What Will Your Legacy Be?" Dr. Margaret T.G. Burroughs once wrote and asked in a 2007 epic poem. The internationally renowned Burroughs died November 21, 2010, and scholars and activists celebrate her long-lasting legacy.