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April was a cruel month for Black people in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963. So was May, and the months that followed, culminating in… Read More

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EBONY Collections—the most sizeable photo collection of the African-American experience ever archived—includes vintage… Read More

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Dorothy Dandridge is often described as “our Marilyn Monroe.” I’ve never agreed with that statement. Dorothy… Read More

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The Drum Is a Woman: Katherine Dunham

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