December 31, 2012
A National Archives expert told us why African Americans should see the document in person.
November 12, 2012
The newest Smithsonian museum's young ambassadors represent the next generation of African-American giving.
August 10, 2012
African-American Experience Fund director on the importance of learning the whole American story.
by Lynette Holloway onNovember 12, 2011
Six grave sites were discovered last year in Jacksonville.
by Lauren Williams onSeptember 4, 2011
StoryCorps' latest animated short features two cousins talking about their one-of-a-kind Sunday-school teacher.
by Kristal Brent Zook onAugust 17, 2011
In Seneca Village, artifacts from New York's first major group of African-American property owners.
July 29, 2011
Construction of the museum may be the latest budget-cut casualty. Some lawmakers say it's worth fighting for.
by Richard T. Watkins onMay 3, 2011
The disappearance of black jockeys from the Kentucky Derby and other races was no accident. A report from 1900 details a conspiracy to shut them out.
by Joel Dreyfuss onApril 12, 2011
David Adjaye, the designer of the upcoming national museum, shrugs off his fame and focuses on adding West African themes to his work.
by Monée Fields-White onFebruary 22, 2011
In 1921, Greenwood, a successful, all-black enclave in Tulsa, was the site of the deadliest race riot in U.S. history. For the inhabitants of "the Black Wall Street," life would never be the same.
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The former baseball star posted the personal information of a woman he's charged with assaulting.
By pleading the Fifth, the person at the scandal's center didn't quell the uproar.
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