In 1881, Prudential announced that insurance policies held by black adults would be worth one-third less than the same plans held by whites.
Oberlin College was founded by religious idealists committed to abolitionism and integration. Then public attitudes began to shift.
Adichie speaks on the meaning of blackness, sexism in Nigeria, and whether the current feminist movement leaves out black women.
At the royal wedding, bishop Michael Curry delivered a rousing address, calling attention to the African American experience in the Anglican Church.