In 1936, an African-American mailman created a travel guide specifically designed to help African Americans on the road know where they could go and safe as well as be treated with dignity.
The 1936 Olympics were well-documented and known for the success of track and field gold medalist Jesse Owens. A new documentary titled Olympic Pride, American Prejudice shares the experiences of the other 17 African-American athletes “who defied Jim Crow and Adolf Hitler to win hearts and medals at the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin.” The film’s […]
If this sign spotted at Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena is any indication, things are going to get ugly at the RNC.
NY Congressman Hakeem Jeffries recently sat down with Roland Martin, host of NewsOne Now, to discuss his proposed bill to give released prisoners who have…
https://twitter.com/MegPace/status/646349650790891520 The NAACP chapter in Jefferson County, Ala. is arguing that a mural depicting slaves picking cotton while a White overseer watches should be removed from the county courthouse, Think Progress reports. The mural, made to represent the “Old South,” was installed at the entrance of the building in 1934; a time when Black people were […]
Aviva Kempner, director of the new documentary "Rosenwald," discuss the movie and Julian Bond's involvement in the film.
A special election investigation by Al Jazeera America and journalist Greg Palast uncovered a series of Republican lead anti-voter fraud actions that may be targeting…