Posts Tagged ‘African Americans’

United Nations Recommends Reparations

The United Nations Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent has recommended that descendants of enslaved Africans in the United States be paid reparations, and more.



How Misty Copeland Turned Hard Work into History

Misty Copeland has been dancing ballet since she was 13 years old. She is now the American Ballet Theatre’s first female African-American principal dancer in 75 years.



Someday You Could Be a Scholar Activist, Like Aiesha Turman

Are you passionate about promoting healing and knowledge within your ethnic community? Or, are you interested in supporting a community as an ally? Someday you could be a scholar activist, like Aiesha Turman.



The Schomburg Center: Where Every Month is Black History Month

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a branch of the New York Public Library (NYPL), is the leading research center for the history and culture of peoples of African descent.



Who Am I?

I was born in Cairo, Georgia, on January 31, 1919…