Five decades after the tumult of the 1960s, the founding of the Black Panther Party, the Voting Rights Act, and assassinations of Malcolm X,... Read More
Known as one of the greatest reggae artists to ever grab the mic, Peter Tosh is finally getting his just due. Today, the Peter... Read More
We are not “old Black” nor “new Black” we are ALL Black.
It was more than a century in the making, but well worth the wait. With thousands of artifacts detailing hundreds of years of African-American... Read More
President Obama shined a beacon on the opening of the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African-American History and Culture with an impassioned speech that... Read More
Jefferson Davis, a U.S. senator from Mississippi and subsequent president of the Confederate States of America, was a founding member of the Smithsonian Institution’s... Read More
During the peak days of the heat and humidity of August in Washington, D.C, my colleagues and I don our academic regalia to mark... Read More