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The Struggle to Build a Black History Museum in Gettysburg

Mary Alice Nutter is leading the charge for a museum in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania that will tell the story of the African-American presence in the city and the discrimination they had to overcome up...

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Controversy in Tampa: Skateboard Basin Could Stop Construction of Tribute to...

It is hard to believe that a skateboard basin could stop a 6.5 million dollar renovation project for Perry Harvey Sr. Park in Tampa Bay, Florida. I’m not from Tampa Bay so maybe I don’t understand the...

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View Jack T. Franklin’s Rare March on Washington Photos

Rare photos from the 1963 March on Washington are now available for viewing on CBS News’ website. These historic and vintage photographs were taken by Philadelphia-based photographer Jack T. Franklin....

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Threads of History Documentary Project: Remembers Staunton, VA’s Black Heritage

The documentation and preservation of local Black History is near and dear to my heart. Too often we all overlook the greatness that lies in the African-Americans that were born and raised in the very...

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Danville Museum Honors the Life and Legacy of Camilla Williams

The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History recently held a presentation honoring the life and achievements of Danville, Virginia native and Virgina State University alum, Camilla Williams. Camilla...

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Rocky Point Historical Society Commemorates Settlement of Free...

The Rocky Mount Historical Society of New York (Long Island) recently unveiled a new roadside historic marker that pays tribute to a settlement of free African-Americans that resided in the area in...

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Shanequa Gay Artwork Selected as the Face of Los Angeles’ Black History Month...

Congratulations to Nequa Gay on having her artwork featured in the 2014 Los Angeles, California African-American Calendar and Cultural Guide and for having her artwork serve as the face of LA’s Black...

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Kerry James Marshall’s Commitment to Changing the Color of Art History

I have to commend Kerry James Marshall for his goal of ensuring that African-Americans are represented in the Art History books of the future and that this presence is one that will make those of...

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Kadir Nelson Reinvents Eustace Tilley for The New Yorker Magazine

The New Yorker, an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry, recently decided to produce nine different covers of its iconic publication for...

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Sculpture Planned to Honor Activist-Singer Josh White

Famed Activist and Blues musician Josh White will soon be honored with a statue in his hometown of Greenville, South Carolina. Josh started his career in Greenville singing on the street to raise...

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