Shards of history turned up at the site of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture after a team of archaeologists spent three hot August weeks sifting through dirt as part of a mandated environmental impact study. The recovered artifacts, some pieces of pottery and lamps, ...
August 30, 2007 | By Beth Py-Lieberman
Harlem 1969: Jesse Jackson, Nina Simone, B.B. King and 100,000 spectators gather for a concert worth remembering
February 01, 2007 | By Richard Morgan
There's a new exhibition of works by the quilters of Gee's Bend, Alabama, whose lives have been transformed by worldwide acclaim for their artistry.
October 2006 | By Amei Wallach
A clash of cultures at Boston's City Hall in 1976 symbolized the city's years-long confrontation with the busing of schoolchildren
April 2006 | By Celia Wren
On this site where the nation's legendary African-American fighting force proved its valor in the Civil War, a housing development ignited a debate over the uses of history
July 2005 | By Fergus M. Bordewich
Photographer Bob Adelman's picture of Martin Luther King, Jr., taken 40 years ago, captures one of the greatest speeches in American history
August 2003 | By Lucinda Moore
Historian, photographer and Macarthur "genius," Deborah Willis documents the black experience
December 2000 | By Michael Kernan
Bernice Johnson Reagon adds cultural nuance and period flavor to rousing a cappella renditions
February 1999 | By Michael Kernan