From scientists and singers, to activists and artists: these books will teach children about black heroes. Who: Florence Mills (a singer — with a voice like a bird — who was popular during the Harlem appeared
(CNN) — The first monument in the United States honoring the victims of lynching has become a must-see civil rights attraction in Montgomery, Alabama, and now it's been expanded. The Equal Justice Initiative
“We will reach the goal of freedom in Birmingham and all over the nation, because the goal of America is freedom.” Editor’s Note: Read The Atlantic’s special coverage of Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy.
(CNN) — When June Bacon-Bercey graduated with a degree in meteorology in the 1950s, there were hardly any women, let alone African-American women, in her field. The same was true when she became an on-air
“Black women today are seen as a cultural product, a commodity to be consumed.” Ari Lennox took someone on Twitter to task after he compared her and Teyana Taylor’s appearance to dogs. “Ari Lennox and