Frederick Douglass: Prophet Of Freedom By David Blight Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biography In Harlem

On Juneteenth*, join us at Revolution Books for an evening with David Blight, author of the biography Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, the book that won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize Continue Reading →

NYC Holds Virtual Events In Honor Of The 30th Anniversary Of The Americans With Disabilities Act

The New York City Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities (MOPD) is facilitating a month of fully online programming in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the passage and signing Continue Reading →

The Voices Of Slavery, Audio Interviews With Formerly Enslaved Americans (1932-75)

“During the last three decades of legal slavery in America,” writes Lucinda MacKethan at the National Humanities Center, “African American writers perfected one of the nation’s first truly indigenous genres of Continue Reading →

Juneteenth, The 155th Year Of American History From Harlem To Harare (Video)

Juneteenth (a portmanteau of June and nineteenth; also known as Freedom Day, Jubilee Day, Liberation Day, and Emancipation Day) is a holiday celebrating the liberation of slaves in the United Continue Reading →