Black History Month 2023: Here are notable historical figures who appeared on US postal stamps
Through the years, postal stamps have commemorated the achievements of African Americans and landmark moments that were pivotal to race relations in America.
Michelle Obama teams with Audible for new podcast
Michelle Obama’s recent celebrity-filled book tour is becoming a podcast.
‘This is real’: Sesame Street’s first Black woman puppeteer fills ‘impactful’ role
Megan Piphus Peace never dreamed she'd be working on the same set she watched as a child — and inspiring young Black girls to pursue their passions.
When will Harriet Tubman finally be on the $20 bill?
Obama administration Treasury Secretary Jack Lew had selected Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson, the nation’s seventh president, on the $20 bill. But that was years ago.
Black Americans weigh in on what’s needed to overcome racial inequality
Many say key institutions would need to be rebuilt, and that voting is one of the most effective ways to bring about change.
Parades, festivals, expos: Black History Month events in 10 US cities
Just because your city didn’t make the list doesn’t mean there isn’t something going on for Black History Month, so be sure to check social media and search Google for local events.
Black History Month 2023 theme highlights Black resistance in America
Every year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) chooses the theme for Black History Month.
Slavery reparations: How the US can follow one town's effort to right dark past
Should Black Americans be compensated for generations of oppression? From local communities to the steps of Congress, a PBS documentary airing on this MLK Day highlights the debate over reparations for slave descendants.
Black History Month focusing on ‘The Black Family’ as theme for 2021
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, or ASALH, chose the theme because the Black family has been a target of study in various academic disciplines.