Black History Month

  • The Whitewashing of King’s Assassination

    by Vann R. Newkirk II

    The death of Martin Luther King Jr. wasn’t a galvanizing event, but the premature end of a movement that had only just begun.

  • Video of the Week: “I am a Slave”

    A video from the TV show, "black-ish” celebrating Juneteenth, the day former slaves chose to celebrate the end of slavery.

  • White House hosts Black History Month event

    Trump was joined at the event by Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson and Surgeon General Jerome Adams, the only two senior Trump administration officials who are black.

  • Frederick Douglass, Refugee

    by David Blight

    Throughout modern history, the millions forced to flee as refugees and beg for asylum have felt Douglass’s agony, and thought his thoughts.