The African American Patriot, who died in the Boston Massacre, was erased from visual history. Black abolitionists revived his memory.
In December 1969, radical German students reached out to the increasingly politicized black GIs. Together, they organized a series of rallies and teach-ins at German universities.
On the 55th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, U.S. courts are still divided about African Americans’ right to wear their natural hair in the workplace.
This non-exhaustive list of readings in African American Studies highlights the vibrant history of the discipline and introduces the field.
The famous novelist worked to fight the psychological cost of black oppression.
Sometimes finding the stories of marginalized populations demands reading between the lines.