Mothers March against racial school segregation
Panthers and the Premiere: Black Internationalism and Cold War China
From Robert F. Williams and Huey Newton to President Richard Nixon, three moments where Black Liberation movements converged, and diverged, with Revolutionary China.
African Americans, Anti-Racism, and Cuba
Meet Fidel Castro, Joe Louis, Angela Davis, and Jesse Jackson as Christopher M. Shell explores the complicated relationship between Black America and Communist Cuba.
Poise and Perseverance
How Autherine Lucy, Charlayne Hunter, and Viviane Malone Desegregated Higher Education in the American South
Major Players: Nat King Cole Meets Baseball Legend Orestes Minoso
How a shared love of baseball fostered a meaningful friendship and a spirit of resistance.
The Gilligan Case: Police Brutality and Civil Rights in Harlem 1964
A July 1964 protest at the United Nations headquarters in New York City began after the murder of 15-year-old African American James Powell by Thomas Gilligan, a white, off-duty police officer.
International Networks of the American Civil Rights Struggle
What do Thurgood Marshall, Malcolm X, and Stockley Carmichael have in common? The internationalism of American civil rights activism.
Don't Call it a Riot
Los Angeles 1992, policing, and the long history of urban protests in the United States
The Black Fists Protest
How Black Olympians turned a 1968 Olympics Cold War triumph into a momentous Black protest symbol
Workers of the World
Black Communists Fought for Jobs and Safety in 1930 Washington, D.C.
Love is the Message
Blackness, Queerness, and Disco
Carter Godwin Woodson
Known as “The Father of Black History,” Carter Godwin Woodson (1875-1950) co-founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASALH) in 1915.