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Hidden Venice with a Psycho-Mambo Twist
Jul 10–Jul 16, 2017
Chernobyl by Day, Kyiv by Night
Sep 08–Sep 14, 2017
Festivals and Mountaintop Temples of Bhutan
Sep 28–Oct 06, 2017
Day of the Dead in the Yucatán
Oct 28–Nov 03, 2017
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Site of the Rosewood Massacre
A once thriving predominantly black town was destroyed on this site in 1923, and was rarely spoken of until 1982
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Bessie Stringfield, the Bad-Ass Black Motorcycle Queen of the 1930s
She owned 27 Harleys and rode them all over the United States.
May 18, 2017
The 'Black Mozart' Was So Much More
Between composing concertos, Joseph Bologne fenced and fought in the army.
April 12, 2017
Records Reveal Hidden History Between Black Chicago Residents and Police
Newly released documents from the Afro-American Patrolmen's League show what it was like in the '70s.
April 05, 2017
Meet Bessie Coleman, the First Black Woman to Get a Pilot's License
The fearless aviator was determined to fly.
March 01, 2017
Cape Town, South Africa
District Six Museum
An excellent and sobering account of the vibrant multicultural neighborhood destroyed under apartheid.
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San Jose, California
Olympic Black Power Statue
A statue commemorating Tommie Smith and John Carlos' brave protest at the 1968 Olympics, a watershed moment for civil rights.
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Central Park Was Once Seneca Village, Home to a Thriving Free Black Community
A graphic history of the community displaced for the vast public park in 1857.
December 05, 2016
The world’s largest collection of angel figurines includes 600 black angels donated by Oprah Winfrey.
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Meyers Ace Hardware
An unassuming store hides relics of its former life as the jazz club that hosted some of the best black performers of the 1920s and '30s.
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Grave in the Road
This one-woman cemetery was a small civil rights victory.
Added by Molly McBride Jacobson
Abandoned Town of Cairo, Illinois
A once-booming Mississippi River port town has transformed into an eerie, mostly abandoned ghost town.
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Inside the Oldest Labor Union for Black Musicians
Founded in an era of segregation, the New Amsterdam Musical Association is one of New York's most fascinating—and unknown—cultural landmarks.
July 06, 2016
In the Early 1940s, the Red Cross Banned Black Blood Donors
Sometimes, the politics of who can give blood has less to do with medical limitations than cultural ones.
June 14, 2016
Musket Balls, Fake Teeth and More Found Beneath Malcolm X's Childhood Home
Your average city backyard holds an awful lot of history.
May 27, 2016
Is a Raised Fist a Political Gesture, Or a Celebratory One?
The history of the hand movement shows a multiplicity of meanings
May 08, 2016
The Queer Black Woman Who Reinvented The Blues
In the 1910s and 20s, Ma Rainey took the stage with an ostrich feather in one hand and a gun in the other.
April 27, 2016
Against the Odds, A 40-Year Old West African Village in South Carolina Has Thrived
"This is very much an American story."
March 16, 2016
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