Jane White was born on this date in 1922. She was an African American stage actress and dancer. Continue Reading →
The Silent Protest Parade on Fifth Avenue on July 28, 1917, one of the first major mass demonstrations by African Americans, will be the focus of a special display of four historic photographs at the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, on view from Friday, July 21, through Sunday, July 30. Continue Reading →
Louis Tompkins Wright, July 23, 1891 – October 8, 1952 was an American surgeon and civil rights activist. In his position at Harlem Hospital he was the first African-American on the surgical staff of a non-segregated hospital in New York City. Continue Reading →
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and TV One, today announced that the 48th NAACP Image Awards will be nationally telecast live on TV One on Saturday, February 11, 2017. Continue Reading →
The Rev. Al Sharpton excoriated President-elect Donald Trump’s selection of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions for U.S. Attorney General in a fiery speech at the Harlem Headquarters of his National Action Network—warning the incoming commander-in-chief and his Cabinet picks “better worry about me.” Continue Reading →
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