February 8, 2013
Tracing Your Roots: Help is needed to find the family link to a 19th-century head of state.
by Jeanne Theoharis onFebruary 4, 2013
As we honor the centennial of her birth, let's understand the full measure of her legacy.
February 1, 2013
We'll bet you didn't know these "Amazing Facts" about people of African descent.
January 28, 2013
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: This forced migration of slaves wasn't transatlantic.
January 21, 2013
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Here's a hint -- don't follow the North Star to find it.
January 7, 2013
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Find out who came up with the idea, and how it fell through.
December 31, 2012
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: It was formed long before the Emancipation Proclamation.
December 17, 2012
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: Paul Cuffee was also the first free black White House guest.
December 10, 2012
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: His journey would take him a world away from Mount Vernon.
December 3, 2012
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro: It was founded during slavery, and it wasn't in the U.S. South.
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