Black History

Novelist James Balnddwin in Hyde Park, London, in 1969.

James Baldwin's French Home Could Become an Artist Colony

There is an $11.2 million fundraising campaign underway to make it happen.

WATCH: New Video Celebrates the Black Folks Who Rule YouTube

Black history is lovely, but Black future is lit.

WATCH This Animated Short on Wendell Scott, First Black Driver in the NASCAR Hall of Fame

In this new video from StoryCorps, Wendell Scott’s son and grandson recall his struggle for acceptance in the White-dominated racing world.

Lee Daniels is Directing a New Documentary on the Apollo Theater

And Daniels and Apollo Theater president Jonelle Procope are asking the public to submit historical materials for inclusion in the project.

'The Birth of a Nation' Just Landed the Biggest Distribution Deal in Sundance History

Fox Searchlight successfully bid $17.5 million for Nate Parker’s highly anticipated film about Nat Turner’s slave rebellion. 

Art Institute of Chicago Celebrates the 1960s 'Wall of Respect' Mural

A tribute to black history finally gets its own tribute.