13 days ago
There was a time, in 1947 and before, when the mere presence of an African-American on a Major League Baseball team was enough to shake the game and the nation alike.
17 days ago
So it's impossible to really study the history of jazz and not end up in the same room as African-American sacred songs.Q: How extensive was your classical musical training?
21 days ago
"When Black American Music became 'jazz,' it separated itself from the American popular music idiom," Payton wrote in 2011 in one of his earlier online musings on the subject.
86 days ago
"It's a question we're wrestling with and cannot answer," Mack says.---For many older African-Americans, Kennedy was a president who sympathized with black struggle like no other before him.
91 days ago
No one for Black History Month should view kindly the economic degradation that African-Americans still face.
99 days ago
"Dr. Brooks played an invaluable role in the desegregation movement and reached into both the African-American and broader white communities, which was not easily accomplished by others," Saxe said.
99 days ago
"Dr. Brooks played an invaluable role in the desegregation movement and reached into both the African-American and broader white communities which was not easily accomplished by others," Saxe said.
119 days ago
The arduous, divisive push for equal political, social and economic rights for African-Americans in the United States challenged me on the tour with its simultaneous immediacy and seeming permanence.