African American History

University of California professor Raphael Bostic has made history Monday as the first African-American president of one of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional banks.

The Charles H. Wright Museum is the world’s largest African-American museum. Located in Detroit, the museum features annual festivals, interactive exhibits and films that draw…

JBHE research has identified more than 100 colleges and universities where blacks graduate at a rate equal to or higher than whites. Of particular note are those schools where blacks have not only eliminated the racial gap but also graduate at a rate of 75 percent or more. This is 30 percentage points higher than […]

When we speak of Dr. King we often  forget that one of his  greatest loves and callings in life was that of his family. He and Coretta built  a life together. Pictures hold the moments we long to capture. Oh God, help us in our lives and in all of our attitudes, to work out […]

When we speak of Dr. King we often  forget that one of his  greatest loves and callings in life was that of his family.

On Good Friday in 1963, 53 blacks, led by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., marched into downtown Birmingham to protest the existing segregation laws. All were arrested.