James C. Napier, politician, lawyer and owner of the first Black-owned bank in Tennessee, was born in Nashville on this day in 1845. Napier was
Black history is not a summary of North-Star-slavery-escape stories that end with Black people receiving their freedom after a famous (often shortened) dream speech. Blackness’s
Lonnie Bunch, the 14th Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution and the first African American and first historian to serve as head of the Smithsonian, talks
Howard University’s homecoming is a legendary event, internationally known as the celebration that welcomes the children of The Mecca home.