today in black history

June 17, 2019

Composer and educator James Weldon Johnson, who wrote "Lift Every Voice and Sing," was born in 1871 in Jacksonville, Florida. offers independent and thought provoking commentary from our editorial staff and expert contributors.


Mr. President, Ferguson Calls

August 21, 2014

It is time for this President to speak without equivocation on racism in America. Read More


What’s in a Name?

March 30, 2017

The fight against white cultural oppression in Black identity. Read More on Facebook