By Sue Taylor Three days before the opening of the first African-American Museum of History in Washington, D.C., a dedicated group of academics, students, friends and family gathered the Bancroft Library on the UC [...]
All Americans who are descendants of slaves will now have an opportunity to experience and share in the Alex Haley “Roots” dream by helping index the 4 million names of former slaves.
June 19 marks the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, the day when the enslaved people in Texas received news from Union soldiers that not only was the Civil War over, but that they had been freed [...]
By Doris I. Mangrum In 1943, a 14 year-old African American male was strolling along the streets of Ferguson, Missouri when the police asked him why he was walking there – in his own [...]
By Charles Blatcher III The National Minority Military Museum Foundation is holding a Tribute to Black Veterans Saturday, Feb. 28, 5 p.m., at de Fremery Recreation Center in West Oakland.
By Barbara Fluhrer “Paul Robeson continues to be largely ignored in American test books and history,” says baritone Autris Paige. “He was an athlete, held a law degree, acted in Shakespearean and Broadway [...]
We live in a climate of continued racial oppression and pervasive homophobia and stigma, and it is time to embrace the history and journey of all Black people in America.
The Black Arts Movement 50th Anniversary Celebration will commence on Saturday, Feb. 7 in partnership with Laney College and President Elnora T. Webb, Ph.D. The Bay Area-wide celebration will kick off with a [...]
“Generations: Black LGBT History Experience” is a free gala event sponsored by local organizations will take place Friday, Feb. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the African American Art / Culture Complex, 762 [...]
Ed Carpenter, USF News This Sunday, ESPN will air the true story of the USF football team’s stand against injustice and racism in 1951. When the players were asked to leave the team’s two African [...]