Before Rosa Parks
Honor the bravery of Elizabeth Jennings by reading about her historic stand against segregation in 19th-century New York.
There's More to Black History Than Slavery and Civil Rights
Watch educator Tory Wadlington as he shares his experience celebrating Black History Month. Tory will share resources for exploring Black individuals who have shaped the world we live in. We'll learn how he shares with his community to make Black history and culture a part of every day.
The Hidden History of the Black Panthers
Cut through the mainstream narrative of the Black Panthers, and discover their history of community outreach and health care support grounded in compassion and self-reliance.
Kids Talk About Black History
Listen as these kids share what they know about Black history. What's something new that you learned, and what do you want to know more about?
The Hidden History of the Cowboys
Watch this video to uncover the buried Black roots of cowboy culture and learn how contemporary artists are assuming this legacy today.
Black Gospel Music
Explore the origins, traditions, and influence of gospel music, created and celebrated weekly in Black churches across the country.
Oklahoma's All-Black Towns in the 1920s
View rare home video footage of daily work, play, school celebrations, gatherings, and sporting events in the all-Black towns of 1920s Oklahoma.
Step into the challenging world of Kevin Beasley's art, which reckons with the the brutal legacy of slavery.
Dance as Protest
Be moved by the 400-year-old history of bomba, a style of music and dance created by enslaved people that resisted colonial culture.
African American Oral Histories
Get lost in this gold mine of in-depth and highly accessible video interviews and biographies of notable African American people.
The Bold Vision of Marcus Garvey
Follow the extraordinary and complex life of Marcus Garvey, whose vision of a pan-African movement continues to influence Black thinkers and culture today.