A bust of Rosa Parks is seen as President Joe Biden meets with Senior Advisers, Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in the Oval Office of the White House. | Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz via Flickr Public Domain

Students should be taught the truth about Rosa Parks and other civil rights leaders | Opinion

BY: - February 24, 2023

Right-wing activists have been trying to censor classroom discussions of racism and accurate depictions of Black history.

‘Our history and culture is a people’s story’: Philly Tribune honors Black leaders

BY: - February 18, 2023

This year’s honorees included Estelle Richman, executive director of the Coalition to Save Lives.


Black History Month 2023: How far Black soldiers have come — and the road ahead | Charles D. Allen

BY: - February 8, 2023

The true story of three officers who persevered as patriots in service to the nation. Remember them.

How Philly’s Northern Liberties business district highlights the city’s Black roots

BY: - February 6, 2023

'We have such a rich history in this neighborhood ... Black History Month is the perfect time to bring some of it back to life,' an official said.

The exterior view of the Bethel African American Methodist Episcopal Church at 125 S. 6th St. in Philadelphia. Breton, William L., circa 1773-1855 Artist via the Library of Congress, World Digital Library.

A brief history of the Black church’s diversity, and its vital role in our politics | Analysis

BY: - February 6, 2023

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

BY: - February 5, 2023

Politicians fire teachers and ban books, but more and more Americans are standing up against this effort to erase our history.

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High schoolers need exposure to ideas in African American studies | Opinion

BY: - February 3, 2023

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

BY: - February 2, 2023

There always has been a corrosive element of know-nothingism in our politics. Now, we're plumbing new depths of cruelty.

President Barack Obama presents NBA champion and human rights advocate Bill Russell the Medal of Freedom on Feb. 15, 2011. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

A Black history primer on African Americans’ fight for equality. Five key reads | Analysis

BY: - February 2, 2023

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 […]