The lie of the land: Britain’s hidden legacies of slavery in Eugene Palmer’s paintings.
James McCune Smith was the first African American to receive a medical doctorate from a university. He dedicated his life to fighting injustice.
Nottingham Black Archive is recovering the stories of those who made important contributions to the national story of Black British history. The UK needs more like it.
Abolition in the UK tends to focus on the work of Yorkshireman William Wilberforce but there were many Black abolitionists whose tireless work has been forgotten.
Baker will be the sixth woman, first entertainer and first Black woman to enter after a successful petition from her family and fans.
Black Americans’ contributions to some of the country’s most iconic dishes and spirits are finally starting to be recognized in the media and in museum exhibitions.
A professor of urban education argues that an epidemic of majority-Black public school closings is hurting already vulnerable communities across the country.
For over a century, Black activists have used punctuation marks to subtly challenge official accounts of events.
More Americans are learning about the 1921 massacre in the prosperous Black section of Tulsa known as the ‘Black Wall Street.’ For Gregory Fairchild, it is a part of his family history.
It has been an uphill battle to make the case for Black studies courses and programs in Canadian universities.
Though COVID-19 has killed Black Americans at nearly twice the rate as white Americans, Black people are the least likely racial group to say they’re eager to get the vaccine.
Mapping is one way African Americans fight for equality and help each other navigate a racially hostile landscape.
Members of the nation’s four Black sororities, including Vice President Kamala Harris, commit to lifelong acts of service for their communities.
In the 1950s, Harlem mother Mae Mallory fought a school system that she saw as ‘just as Jim Crow’ as the one she had attended in the South.
After spending years examining the violent Red Summer of 1919, historian Karen Sieber discovered a previously hidden incident on the campus where she now works.
‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin,’ the best seller of the 19th century, is not a relic from the past. The complex Uncle Tom figure still has a hold over Black politics.
Ethnic studies programs gained popularity in schools across the country after a controversial ban in Arizona in 2010 sparked national interest.
Ever heard of Shirley Chisholm? What about Charlene Mitchell and Lenora Fulani? They are among the many African American women who’ve run for president despite enormous political barriers.
My research shows that white trainee teachers are willing to learn and to bring black history into their teaching, but need support to do so.
As momentum builds to remove statutes that pay homage to Confederates and others who sought to uphold white supremacy, a historian explores questions about what should be erected in their place.