Very few scholars merged grassroots activism and ivy tower academics
with such consistency and unimpeachable integrity as well as Dr. Marable.
Though Black Americans as workers virtually built this nation, Black architects have been scarce. Here are a few notables.
With more blacks moving to the suburbs, the Urban League is worried states may seek to stem the political
clout of African-Americans.
African-Americans in the South are shunning city life for the suburbs at
the highest levels in decades, rapidly integrating large metropolitan
areas that were historically divided between inner-city blacks and
Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is asking Iran to release two American hikers held since 2009 on spy charges.
Granville Woods, Garrett Morgan, Lewis Latimer, and Elijah McCoy are
a few inventors who played roles in the development of modern America.
It may have taken five years, but the civil rights movement is now to be
taught in Mississippi schools.
A list of the 10 wealthiest Black Americans reveals only one relatively
unknown, Quinto Primo III. He’s
worth about $300 million.