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New exhibition at Freedom Center showcases 1968 campaign against poverty

Solidarity Now! 1968 Poor People’s Campaign, organized by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the National Museum of…

Forgotten – an African American soldier turned rebel leader in the Philippines

By the mid-1900’s, a “Buffalo Soldier” named David Fagen was virtually a household name, particularly in the African American community.

Pan-African Flag Raised at City Hall in Observance of Black History Month

For the third consecutive year, City officials have raised the Pan-African flag on the flagpole at City Hall in observance…

Serve and Succeed: The story of Black Quartermasters in WWII

At the entrance to the U.S. Army Infantry Museum, in Fort Moore, Georgia. (formerly Fort Benning), visitors begin their journey…

Army veteran Medgar Wiley Evers was a foot soldier in struggle for justice

Civil Rights activist Medgar Wiley Evers was well-known for his high energy, sobriety and tenacity.

Making Black History: Honoring our region’s Black leadership

Our #MakingBlackHistory celebration, now in its fifth year, recognizes seven Black leaders living and working in our region creating legacies…

Chocolate News Podcast (Reconstruction and Redemption Part 1)

This is the latest episode of the Chocolate News Podcast. We bring you news that discusses issues affecting the Black…

Juneteenth crossword puzzle

By Simon Burris Answers will be revealed on Juneteenth.

How much do you know about the Emancipation Proclamation? Part 1

President Lincoln issued his Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, which stated that enslaved people in those states or parts of states still…

Black Beauty is Black History

The Herald Beauty welcomes everyone to Black History Month. There have been so many instrumental Black women in the beauty…