Archives For Black History Month


The History of Black History

Dr. Carter G. Woodson


The Chicago Race Riot of 1919

Race Riot drawing


George Washington Carver, The Black History Monthiest Of Them All

The George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Mo., was the first dedicated to a nonpresident.

The George Washington Carver National Monument in Diamond, Mo., was the first dedicated to a nonpresident.

John S. Stewart/AP


Malcolm X

Malcolm X, Black History, Nation of Islam


An Illustrative Identity of Fashion and Style Throughout African-American History and Movements

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Ghanian President Kwame Nkrumah lectures US President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958.


1. Here is a listing of the top 100 African American Poets in History

2. Here are the poems of Langston Hughes

Hold fast to dreams
For if dreams die
Life is a broken-winged bird
That cannot fly.
Hold fast to dreams
For when dreams go
Life is a barren field
Frozen with snow.

3. An Independent Woman: The Life and Art of Meta Warrick Fuller (Art Catalog)


Phyllis Wheatley (1753-1784): The First Published African-American Poet

Phyllis Wheatley