Top Wedding Sites Will Stop Promoting Slave Plantations
Color of Change: “If we were talking about concentration camps, it would be weird and disrespectful and egregious for folks to be seeking to have their weddings at these locations.”
Slave Rebellion to be Reenacted
Artist Dread Scott organized hundreds in Louisiana for a two-day event that will re-imagine the largest revolt of enslaved people in American history.
The Who, What and How of Reparations for Slavery
A new online “Reparations Toolkit” gives a detailed breakdown of why Black people deserve this financial payback.
Pinkster Celebration Has Honored African Ancestors in NYC Since Colonial Times
NYC’s African Burial Ground National Monument will host the “oldest [Black] holiday of the United States.”
Last-Known Slave Ship Discovered
Nearly 160 years after the Clotilda brought the last kidnapped Africans to the shores of the United States, researchers have located the ship’s remains.
New Podcast 'Voices of a Movement' Brings Legendary Civil Rights Era Stories to Life
“Some of them are names you know, some aren’t—but all of them have stories that need to be told while they’re still here to tell them,” say the podcast’s creators.
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.