black history

Biography sheds light on forgotten African-American author

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 - 12:22 GMT

A biography published this year sheds light on a forgotten yet influential black author, Chester B. Himes.

Today in History-Gospel Queen Mahalia Jackson sings in MLK March

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 - 01:15 GMT

August 28 marks the monumental day that gospel singer Mahalia Jackson participated in Martin Luther King's 1968 Washington March, where he spoke of his dream.

'The Place is Here’ exhibit shows turning point in black art

Mon, 31 Jul 2017 - 12:23 GMT

’The Place is Here’ multimedia art exhibition at South London.