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New Black Art History Initiative Launched By The Getty Institute

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

The Getty Institute is working to preserve rich and historic Black artwork. According to the New York Times, the Los Angeles-based institution announced the creation of a new program that is centered on research surrounding African American artists and their work. Dubbed the African American Art History Initiative, the research center will focus on acquiring […]

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South Carolina Community Aims to Save Former African-American School in Charleston

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

Community members in a South Carolina town are trying to save a school once designated for African-American children. A developer recently acquired the 4-acre lot where the last remaining African-American school in East Cooper stands, The Post and Courier reported. Groups are aiming to save Long Point School — the educational center of the Snowden […]

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Lies We Learned In School: The Long Lasting Effects Of The Atlantic Slave Trade

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

#Slavery has occurred in many forms throughout the world, but the Atlantic slave trade — which forcibly brought more than 10 million Africans to the Americas — stands out for both its global scale and its lasting legacy. Anthony Hazard discusses the historical, economic and personal impact of this massive historical injustice. Lesson by Anthony […]

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Flash Black Photo: African American Boy – 1930

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

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At Black Then, we frequently see interesting photos that give us a glimpse into the past. They tend to show us a piece of black history that is often not covered in textbooks, in history classes, or shown in the media. In a photo that we found on Black History Album , we see this […]

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Happy Birthday, Rev. Jesse Jackson; 10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Minister and Civil Rights Activist

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

Happy Birthday Rev. #Jesse Jackson! He turns 77 today!  We pray that Rev. Jackson celebrates many more birthdays to come! Send Rev. Jackson a birthday wish via Twitter at https://www.twitter.com/RevJJackson.   Here’s a look at the life of civil rights activist and clergyman Jesse Jackson. Jesse Jackson Facts 1: Parents Jesse Jackson was not from a wealthy family. His father was only a cotton […]

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Mary Catherine Fultz-Griffin, the Last of the Fultz Quads Dies at Age 72

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

Mary Catherine Fultz Griffin, the last of the famed “Reidsville Quads,” died Tuesday at age 72. Griffin and her three sisters — all born May 23, 1946 — were the first, identical African-American quadruplets born in the United States. The family announced Griffin’s death on the “Fultz Quads My Family and Our Stories” Facebook page. The quadruplets — […]

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Caroline Quarlls: One of the Most Celebrated Fugitive Slaves of the Underground Railroad

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

Caroline Quarlls is one of the most celebrated fugitive slaves of the Underground Railroad. Quarlls was born around 1826 in St. Louis, Missouri, she is the first known fugitive slave conducted through the Wisconsin network to freedom. Quarlls was forced to do housework for her owner who was also her paternal grandfather, Charles R. Hall, […]

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Flash Black Photo: African American Woman

Oct 08, 2018 06:26 am

#African American woman seated in wicker chair in dark silk dress and feathered hat. c1890s   Found On Flicker.com in Black History Album

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