SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 24, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- In the summer of 1895, terror gripped the Indian Territories (today's Oklahoma). The youthful, multi-racial Rufus Buck gang was on the rampage. Their goal: to reclaim Indian lands from US … [Continue reading...]
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A digital edition of Afro-Americana, 1535-1922: From the Library Company of Philadelphia will be introduced in late Spring 2012 by Readex, a division of NewsBank. Created from the Library Company’s acclaimed … [Continue reading...]
From old mining towns in the mountains that saw claims dry up to farming communities on the Eastern Plains that suffered from a lack of water, Ghost towns exist throughout Colorado.
The founder of one of these farming communities - Oliver … [Continue reading...]
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jekyll Island will celebrate Black History Month with a variety of programs highlighting the experiences of African Americans on the Georgia coast. Special events offered throughout the month of … [Continue reading...]
ATLANTA, Jan. 20, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Bounce TV's (http://www.bouncetv.com) first Black History Month tribute will be called "Our History" and will feature Bounce TV premieres of powerful documentaries spanning topics such as slavery, the Civil … [Continue reading...]
Nelson George’s Documentary Chronicling The Black Artist Community of
Fort Greene Debuts On February 2nd At 8:30 PM (ET/PT)
LOS ANGELES, CA (January 20, 2012) – SHOWTIME will begin a month-long series of programming in honor of Black History Month, … [Continue reading...]
Critics say the Delaware Historical Society cannot adequately tell the story of Delaware's African-Americans. The recent announcement that the society received a $1 million grant to establish an African-American Heritage Center on Market Street in … [Continue reading...]
More than 150 years before University of Kentucky basketball star Valerie Still and her brother, Art Still, an All-American football standout, were on campus, their ancestors lived and worked in the vicinity as slaves.
The information came as a … [Continue reading...]
Betty Kilby Baldwin and Phoebe Kilby live the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream every day. In his famous and oft-repeated “I Have a Dream” speech, given on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington in 1963, he spoke of a day when “the sons of … [Continue reading...]