Henry Kimbro was one of Negro League’s best on the baseball field, and one of the so-called worst off the field.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered this speech speaking to students at Barratt Junior High School in Philadelphia on October 26, 1967, nine years after he was stabbed in Harlem, Continue Reading →
In September of 1862, President Abraham Lincoln announced the Emancipation Proclamation. It would take effect January 1, 1863, and free slaves in areas of the nation still in rebellion against Continue Reading →
Newspapers edited by Frederick Douglass, who escaped slavery in 1838 and became a voice for abolitionists as a journalist, orator, and author, have been digitized and are now available online Continue Reading →
Like so many things, scented candles aren’t just for Christmas. To light a luxury candle when it’s still warm and bright outside, and to fill your living room with the Continue Reading →
Yasuke (variously rendered as 弥助 or 弥介, 彌助 or 彌介 in different sources.) was a retainer of African origin who served under the Sengoku Period Japanese daimyō Oda Nobunaga.
The original drama series, “Greenleaf,” from award-winning writer/producer Craig Wright takes viewers into the unscrupulous world of the Greenleaf family and their sprawling Memphis megachurch, where scandalous secrets and lies Continue Reading →