During the less than 13 years of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s leadership of the modern American Civil Rights Movement, from December, 1955 until April 4, 1968, black folks achieved more genuine progress toward racial equality in America than the previous 350 years had produced. Continue Reading →
Right on the heels of the Civil Rights Movement, one fearless Black pioneer reconceived a Harlem Renaissance for a new era, ushering giants and rising stars of Black American culture onto the national television stage. Continue Reading →
Harlem bookseller and civil rights activist Lewis H. Michaux, 1895–1976. Harlem’s Troy Johnson founder of AALBC.com called Michaux “our Greatest Bookseller.” Continue Reading →
A Live Musical Documentary with spirituals, protest songs, and current popular music performed by an 18-piece orchestra, created by Brooklyn’s Soul Science Lab.
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Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her bus seat 62 years ago was only the beginning. Premiering on TV One in February, Behind the Movement offers a closer look at how the history-making Montgomery Bus Boycott was planned in just three days and ultimately led to the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Continue Reading →
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