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NYC Underground Railroad Site in Court Battle
A New York City home that was once part of the Underground Railroad has been illegally renovated....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 29, 1820
American abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland....


This Day in Black History: April 20, 1853
Harriet Tubman, abolitionist and activist, started the Underground Railroad on this day....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 28, 1798
Levi Coffin, president of the Underground Railroad, was born on Oct. 28, 1798....


Noted Scholar on Slavery Dies
A noted historian | who debunked even the most popular myths regarding the life and times of slaves...


Historic Black Homes in "Little Liberia" in Connecticut in Jeopardy
Historic Black Homes in "Little Liberia" in Connecticut in Jeopardy...


Russell Simmons Developing Harriet Tubman Biopic
Media mogul makes amends after posting offensive video....


Casting News: New Roles for Cuba Gooding Jr. and Toni Braxton
Gooding to star in slave drama Something Whispered....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 1, 1851
Learn about the moments that made history....


Commentary: Museum a Gem in a Struggling Detroit
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History may lose over $1,000,000, but shouldn’t th...


Reflections on the 2010 US Social Forum in Detroit
Opinion: Reflections on the 2010 US Social Forum in Detroit...


'12 Years a Slave' Author's Death Still a Mystery
Historians know where Solomon Northup was born, where he lived and where he worked. They know whom ...


Allen West: A Modern-Day Harriet Tubman?
The Florida congressman lashed out against Democrats, calling them “overseers” in a 21st-century pl...


News| Remembering Rosa | Too Tired To Be Oppressed
Posted October 25, 2005 -- When Rosa Parks sat down for justice, she motivated lots of African-Amer...