Documentary – ROUTES by Ronald Bunn

“Up South: The Great Migration”

Dred-Scott Keyes must be congratulated for his photo documentation of Slavery and post Slavery conditions of African-Americans and their mass migration out of the southern United States. Dred-Scott Keyes produces a radio program “The Cutting Edge” where Journalism, Politics, Culture and … Read More

Cornell University Library – Collection of 645 African-American images from 1860s-1960s

Cornell University Library has made available a collection of 645 African-American images from the 1860s through the 1960s. The collection was donated to the University by Stephan and Beth Loewentheil in 2012. The university says “one of the goals — … Read More

Celebrating the Life of Betty Blayton-Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 22, 2016), Fine Artist

Betty Blayton Taylor (July 10, 1937 – October 2, 2016) an American activist, advocate, artist, Arts administrator/educator, lecturer. Co Founder of the Studio Museum in Harlem and Director and Founder of the Children’s Art Carnival. “Procession: The Art of Norman Lewis” – … Read More

With sorrow: Gwen Ifill (September 29, 1955 – November 14, 2016), Journalist

Gwendolyn L. “Gwen” Ifill was American journalist, television newscaster, and author. She was the Moderator and Managing Editor of Washington Week and co-anchor and co-managing editor of PBS. Gwen Ifill interviewed by Julian Bond: Explorations in Black Leadership Series

THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE (Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.)

Well, it’s about time. What an amazing place! As a student of Africana history, I have anxiously awaited the opening of this important institution and I was not disappointed. The first thing one notices is the building itself. It reminded … Read More

Retro Reflections: Ed Bradley (January 22, 1941-November 9, 2006), 60 MINUTES Co-Editor and CBS News Correspondent

It has been 10 years since the passing of Ed Bradley, DJ, WCBS Radio newscaster, CBS Sunday Night News anchor, 60 Minutes Journalist and 19 Emmy Awards’ winner. Read about Ed’s extensive and successful journalism career through 60 Minutes’ Ed Bradley Dead At 65 tribute.

Dick Gregory Talks Donald Trump Scandal, No Election 2016 & Martial Law

In my formative years, I never got the chance to spend quality time with my maternal or paternal grandparents. I only vaguely remember my maternal grandfather who died just before my 12th birthday. I remember him, mostly, because of his disappointing death … Read More

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