Black history month magazine 2018 and website are the central point of focus for a nationwide celebration of black history month throughout britain. Blackfactscom is the oldest and longest-running data-driven online black history resource, which has served millions and millions of black facts to users across the globe over its unbroken 21-year history. Black history facts reveal that the first slaves were brought to america in the 16th century as a low-cost labor force for plantations that were established in the new world in the decades that followed european discovery of the continent. September 15, 2016 • the dark presence of the bronze and brooding national museum of african american history and culture illuminates black history, and by extension, the history of america. Welcome to my activity data helps make google services more useful for you sign in to review and manage your activity, including things you've searched for, websites you've visited, and videos you've watched.
For more than two generations, the department of history has contributed, in a major way, to the production of african american recipients of the phd in history it is probably still the case that no other phd program in the united states has produced more except howard university. If a race has no history, it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated, woodson said of the need. There are tons of great ways to celebrate black history month — parades, movie marathons, trips to the museums — but for the book nerds it's clearly another great excuse to break out the books. Slavery nara resources from slave women to free women: the national archives and black women's history in the civil war era this article from nara's publication, prologue, was written by noralee frankel and appeared in the summer 1997 edition.
Colin kaepernick receives prestigious honor for contributions to black history and culture colin kaepernick was among eight recipients of harvard's prestigious web du bois medal for. Black history month reflects on and honors the african-american experience from the times of slavery through the present homework: black history websites, info guides and books about black history from the indianapolis public library. African american history timeline: 1619 - 2008 1619 the first african american indentured servants arrive in the american colonies less than a decade later, the first slaves are brought into new amsterdam (later, new york.
February marks black history month, a tribute to african-american men and women who have made significant contributions to america and the rest of the world in the fields of science, politics, law. This is a library of congress resource guide for the study of black history and culture african american odyssey according to choice magazine, this library of congress virtual exhibition was designed to give a comprehensive, rich picture of more than 200 years of african american struggle and achievement. The national museum of african american history and culture, like all other smithsonian museums, hopes to benefit from donations of historical artifacts, archival documents, and works of art.
The national museum of african american history and culture is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of african american life, history, and culture it was established by act of congress in 2003, following decades of efforts to promote and highlight the contributions of african americans. Black history month is a moment to look backwards, but also to assess how what's come before influences where we are now for proof that the past lives in the present, look no further than the. The black press was instrumental in documenting black history and giving voice to blacks, who were, at best, ignored in the larger press the first black-owned and operated newspaper was freedom's journal.
From frederick douglass to barack obama brown vs board of education of topeka brown vs board of education. Nevertheless, african americans have made basic and lasting contributions to american history and culture at the turn of the 21st century, more than half the country's more than 36 million african americans lived in the south 10 southern states had black populations exceeding 1 million. First, let it be said: black history is american history but observing black history month in the month of february gives us a chance to focus on a part of our shared history that the founder, carter g woodson, observed was at risk of disappearing of course it is wonderful to recognize the.