Black History Month 2023: How far Black soldiers have come — and the road ahead | Charles D. Allen
The true story of three officers who persevered as patriots in service to the nation. Remember them.
A brief history of the Black church’s diversity, and its vital role in our politics | Analysis
The image of the Black church as the nation's moral conscience has always been a complicated matter
Teach Black history — don’t ban it | Opinion
Politicians fire teachers and ban books, but more and more Americans are standing up against this effort to erase our history.
High schoolers need exposure to ideas in African American studies | Opinion
The indoctrination I see is the attempt by a vocal group of reactionaries to make sure students are taught only the social and religious values those reactionaries approve of.
What’s behind the attack on Black history? Fear, of course | John L. Micek
There always has been a corrosive element of know-nothingism in our politics. Now, we're plumbing new depths of cruelty.
A Black history primer on African Americans’ fight for equality. Five key reads | Analysis
By Howard Manly As the father of Black history, Carter G. Woodson had a simple goal – to legitimize the study of African American history and culture. To that end, in 1912, shortly after becoming the second African American after W.E.B. Du Bois to earn a Ph.D. at Harvard, Woodson founded the Association for the […]
Dr. King’s ‘Road Ahead’ — and what it means to one Pa. community | Charles D. Allen
Our commemoration committee invites you to be part of this celebration as we seek to unite our Carlisle Community in truth and love.
Philly’s Africatown could be resurrection of Tulsa’s ‘Black Wall Street’ | Michael Coard
I'll expect to see you there every day, supporting SW Philly's renaissance.
Philly’s Africatown project to get $9M in state aid
The corridor is intended to become a tourism destination in a community that is home to African and Caribbean immigrants, officials said.
How Octavius Catto is keeping up the fight for Black voting rights | Michael Coard
A century-and-a-half after his death, the Philadelphia icon's inheritors are continuing his fight.
You can’t untangle Queen Elizabeth’s legacy from Britain’s cruel colonialism | Michael Coard
Britons continue to benefit from their supremacy – correction, savagery – throughout the world in 2022.
Meet Lewis Latimer, who made the light bulb longer lasting | Michael Coard
Latimer was an inventor, draftsman, engineer, and scientist as well as a poet, author, artist, flautist and philanthropist.