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  • 0 The John H. Johnson Vision

    • Media
    • by Hugh Smith
    • 04/14/2011

      John H. Johnson was a publishing pioneer way ahead of his time. Read all the back issues of Jet from Johnson Publishing between 1950 - 2005 (courtesy of Google Books):   1950 1960 1965 1970 1975 1980 1985 1990 1995 2000 2005

  • 0 A Manning Marable Reinvention Of Malcolm X

    In 1965, in New York City, at the age of 39, Malcolm X was assassinated at the Audubon Ballroom. Discover his legacy by listening to and reading about Manning Marable's 'Reinvention' Of Malcolm X.

  • 0 Black History Month The Power of Word Poets

    • Poets
    • by Hugh Smith
    • 02/22/2011

    Here's our special video feature for Black History Month, 2011. Discover the power of words from the masters, including W.E.B. DuBois, Nikki Giovanni, Ntozake Shange, and others.

  • 0 Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service is the official website of the US government that offers ideas, chronicles initiatives, and presents community service outreach relating to the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday.

  • 0 Dr. Carl R. Gross recorded the history of black medical professionals

    Here's a New England story about a black medical community: doctors, dentists, pharmacists and nurses. Dr. Carl R. Gross recorded the history of black medical professionals while he practiced medicine. He spent six years compiling a list that tells a compelling story Read an updated feature writtern by Newell Warde in 2015.

  • 0 The Artful Dr. Margaret Burroughs

    Frustrated by the lack of options for African American artists to showcase their work and hoping to bring Black history to the forefront, Dr. Margaret Burroughs founded the Ebony Museum of Negro History and Art in Chicago.

  • 0 Black History Month with The Color Purple and Malcolm X

    • Film
    • by Hugh Smith
    • 10/13/2010

      Warner Home Video will celebrate Black History Month 2011 by releasing re-mastered versions of Steven Spielberg's The Color Purple starring Danny Glover, Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg. Spike Lee's Malcolm X starring Denzel Washington and Angela Bassett will also be released on Blu-ray Disc for the first time.

  • 0 Barack Obama Profiles 13 Americans for A New Kids Book

      A new book by President Barack Obama is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, November 16, 2010. of Thee I Sing, expresses traits Obama sees in his own children, illuminated through the lens of 13 interesting stories about notable Americans, including Jackie Robinson, George Washington, and Georgia O'Keeffe. Loren Long is the illustrator. Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha, inspired President Obama to create this work.

  • 0 Soul Train Video Classics are back after 40 Years

    • Music
    • by Hugh Smith
    • 08/11/2010

    August 2010 Highlight: Soul Train Video Classics are back on Track. It's the 40th anniversary of a biggin' everyone's sure nuff diggin' as Don Cornelius and Time-Life dispatch a new silver streak collection of TV Soul Train video classics. Read Mickie Zoo's nice overview of The Best of Soul Train DVD in honor of Mr. Cornelius' long-lasting television enterprise.

  • 0 Archaeologists dig into African American history in New Jersey

    July 2010 Highlight: Archaeologists dig into African American history in New Jersey. 2018 update: shut down in 2016 so this article is no longer available.