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Sorry, Sen. Rand Paul, You’re No Civil Rights Hero

If you’ve noticed all the construction happening on the National Mall lately, like me, you probably assumed it was for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.

‘Argo’ In The Congo

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Fifty years ago, African mercenaries, American pilots, and Cuban CIA contractors attempted one of the largest hostage rescue missions in history.

EBONY To Honor Top 100 Black Influencers Of 2014

Ebony Magazine has a history of celebrating influential African Americans. As usual, the magazine's annual 'Power 100' list of standout figures in the Black community does not disappoint. Fourteen categories from “Cultural Influencers” to “Community Crusaders,” list dynamite game changers who make it impossible to imagine 2014 without. Show More Summary

Republicans made black history on Election Day

The Republican wave that crashed over American politics last night produced two historic firsts. Mia Love became the first African American Republican woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) not only became the first black elected to the Senate from the Palmetto State, but also the first to win statewide […]

Video how Democrat-founded KKK literally hunted and killed Republicans and Africans Americans

The Democrat Party have successfully employed a revisionist history tricking Blacks into thinking Republicans are the racists when the truth is the other way around. It was Democrats who founded

Mapping the New Jim Crow

America's entire history is marked by the state imposing unfreedom on a large swath of the African American population.

Lonnie Bunch reflects on journey to national African American museum

4 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

Like Atlas in ancient Greek mythology, Lonnie Bunch has an immense load to carry as founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is now under construction near the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Lonnie Bunch reflects on journey to national African American museum

4 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Like Atlas in ancient Greek mythology, Lonnie Bunch has an immense load to carry as founding director of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is now under construction near the Washington Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.

Angela Bassett Traces Roots Back to Slavery

Three well-known African Americans will have their family histories explored on this week’s episode of Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.

DuSable Museum chief to retire

Carol Adams, president and CEO of the DuSable Museum of African American History, will retire on Dec. 31, according to an announcement from the museum. Adams joined the institution on Nov. 9, 2009.

7 disturbing facts about the Koch brothers’ civil rights history

A new report reveals the billionaires' union-busting efforts have hurt African American mobility, and so much worse

Professor: Why I tell students to become teachers — even though the profession is under assault

Why, given the continuing assault on the teaching profession, would anyone suggest to young people that they consider becoming teachers? Here’s why, from Mark Naison, a professor of African American Studies and History at Fordham University and director of Fordham’s Urban Studies Program. He is the author of three books and over 100 articles on […]

The Smithsonian's African American History Museum Will Help You Determine If Your Junk Is Culturally Significant

"Save Our African American Treasures" will help you "identify and preserve items of historical and cultural significance" you might have lying around. [ more › ]

Meet Michael Che, the 1st Black Co-Host on SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’

In season 40 of Saturday Night Live, which begins Sept. 27, viewers will witness history when 30-year-old stand-up comedian Michael Che becomes the co-anchor of “Weekend Update,” the first African American to hold the position. Che may be familiar to fans of The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, where he had a short run as a correspondent.

Georgia O'Keeffe Museum appoints Tracey Enright as Director of Education and Interpretation

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Georgia O?Keeffe Museum announces that Tracey Enright has been appointed to the position of Director of Education and Interpretation. Enright comes to the Museum from the National Museum of African American History and Culture of the Smithsonian Institution. Show More Summary

Ted Cruz's Father: Blacks Need to Be Educated About Democrats; Do Not Understand Minimum Wage Is Bad

Rafael Cruz, father of Texas Senator Ted Cruz, said in a town hall meeting that African Americans need to be educated about the history of Democrats, return to the Republican Party, and learn why minimum wage is bad.

African American History: 1970 to 1979 and the...

This month, I've decided to publish content that features events and people of the 1970s. While conducting research for African-American History Timeline: 1970

Round-Up: Did art solve a murder? Plus a 2,600-year-old city

3 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Archaeologists furiously excavate a millennia-old city before it becomes a copper mine, iPad tortoises are retired, a new doc looks at the history of African American photography and there is a drought, but it appears as though the rich have been unaffected. This and more in today's Round-Up:

Are African Americans Being Recruited by ISIS?

Considering the social conflict between cops and protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, the terrorist group commonly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is using the strategic moment in American history to recruit African-Americans to join the Islamic State's jihadist movement. The terrorist are using social media strategy to reach out to blacks.

One for the Books: Bibliophiles Rejoice! New & Improved Libraries Are on the Way!

The Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History has closed, but it's only temporary. For now, the collections and staff have been moved to the Central Library at Margaret Mitchell Square while their 56,000-square-foot permanent home...

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