Mason Square in Springfield named after 19th century Black American entrepreneur.
To celebrate Black History Month, Smith College is welcoming a civil rights pioneer to their campus.
Members of Springfield’s African-American community raised the flag Thursday afternoon, marking the start of Black History month.
The remains of what could be the last known ship to bring slaves from Africa to America is believed to have been discovered.
The ship was built for supplies and cargo, not human beings. Despite that, African natives were packed onto the boat in extreme conditions.
One of the oldest African-American churches in Greenville, North Carolina.
Not only did their courage through activism get them trips to jail, it also got them blackballed from jobs.
The second largest community in history, behind Harlem in New York City, to be discovered by African-Americans.
World War I and World War II had a double meaning for some black soldiers who helped save lives and made history.
The Beck Cultural Exchange Center is in the business of preserving the legacy of Knoxville, Tennessee’s African-American history.
More than 66 years since that bomb exploded. A bomb blast that everyone said was so loud, it could be heard from miles and miles away.
Ship-builder named Andrew Jackson Higgins had an idea. His LCVPs would become essential for troops traveling from ship to shore.
Now a part of the Vanguard for the Revolution of equality, Rev. Middlebrook was facing some of the hardest moments of his youth.
It’s one of the most famous entertainment streets in America, bringing Memphis’ blues and world famous barbecue to the masses.
Memphis, TN – Enika Hilliard owns Miss Girlie’s Soulfood Restaurant in North Memphis. It’s been the go-to place for a good meal in the commu…
In September the nation celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. Designed by…
More than 200 years ago, hundreds of men, women and children called the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana home. But home didn’t mean …
The Mississippi River carries every drop of water that flows down from two-thirds of the continent. From Minnesota to Louisiana, the water r…
The musical contributions of Louisiana’s African-American community play a rich part in United States history. The culture of Louisiana itse…
Oftentimes we celebrate Black History Month with great stories about unforgettable people who helped to make our country what it is today. …