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10 Writers Everyone Must Read

BLACK HISTORY:
10 Writers Everyone Must Read

Over the 400-year course of African-American history, there have been many inspirational, irreplaceable voices speaking to the hearts… Read More

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I stanned for Michael Jackson long before "stanning" was a thing. My childhood is rich with memories of jamming to "Bad"… Read More

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From September of 1957 through December of 1958, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. penned an advice column for EBONY. We hand picked… Read More

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Rev. Martin Luther King said more than “I have a dream.” A lot more. Although his writings span thousands… Read More

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Henry Louis Gates Jr., Ph.D.

History 101

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Martin Luther King Jr.

Black History Happens Every Day

by Amy DuBois Barnett

As I went through the incredible images for our commemoration of the 50th anniversary of one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most pivotal years… Read More

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From Slave to White House Confidant

Elizabeth Keckley:
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by James R. Sanders

Elizabeth Keckley’s pride got her many things: lashings, floggings, down-right beatings, and after 39 years, finally, her freedom. New… Read More

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