Shuler's well-researched but faltering historic account is centered around an evening of violence on February 8th, 1968. Two days after South Carolina State College students had protested to integrate a bowling alley in Orangeburg, SC, highway patrolmen opened fire on a crowd of demonstrators. When the smoke cleared, three young African-American men were dead.
The best art has the uncanny ability not only to give pleasure to those who view it but also to inspire a desire to respond. The best artists are a force for all art, and renowned Gullah artist Jonathan Green's work has inspired a wide range of responses from artists around the world. In Seeking we see how Green's art prompts works of poetry, prose, and memoir.
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This Special Presentation of the Library of Congress exhibition, showcases the Library's African-American collections. The presentation was not only a highlight of what is on view in this major black history exhibition, but also a glimpse into the Library's vast African-American collections.
African-Americans are central to U.S. history. The apps, games, and websites collected here tell that story, balancing the triumphs of African-Americans in politics, literature, music, science, and beyond with the continued struggle for social justice. Use them to boost Black History Month and break free of it, integrating African-American history all year long.
Whether you want to educate children about important figures in the past or just learn a little more about a person whose life has inspired you, there are a number of great resources available to you on the Web. We’ve collected a few of them here to help you learn, celebrate and remember the contributions of African-Americans to our nation
The mission of the Assocation for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) to promote research, preserve, interpet and disseminate information about Black life, history and culture to the global community.