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Underground Railroad Museum opening in Burlington County

Underground Railroad Museum opening in Burlington County | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Burlington County opens Underground Railroad Museum at Smithville outside of Mount Holly
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5 Books That Will Challenge Your Ideas About Race in America

5 Books That Will Challenge Your Ideas About Race in America | Black History Online | Scoop.it
These are fundamental
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Watch: We honor Uhura for Black History Month's 28 Days of Heroes | SyfyWire

Watch: We honor Uhura for Black History Month's 28 Days of Heroes | SyfyWire | Black History Online | Scoop.it
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Even before sanctuary cities, here’s how black Americans protected fugitive slaves

Even before sanctuary cities, here’s how black Americans protected fugitive slaves | Black History Online | Scoop.it
… confirmed what generations of enslaved African-Americans knew too well: They existed …
Freedom was always precarious for black Americans who stood on the legal … federal laws that protected slavery.
African-American history is American history. Black …
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Black History Month – 11 African American Inventors Who Changed the World

Black History Month – 11 African American Inventors Who Changed the World | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Article by Kristin Fawcett of "Mental Floss" 1. THOMAS L. JENNINGS Thomas L. Jennings (1791-1859) was the first African American person to receive a patent in the U.S., paving the way for future inventors of color to gain exclusive rights to their inventions. Born in 1791, Jennings lived and worked in New York City as…
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From Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter – in pictures

From Black Panthers to Black Lives Matter – in pictures | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Steven Kasher Gallery in New York is launching exhibitions documenting the work of two photographers decades apart: Stephen Shames and Ruddy Roye
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Compelling African-American History Books for Children

Compelling African-American History Books for Children | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Enormous list of African-American history books for children. Picture books, biographies and nonfiction books covering a wide range of topics.
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What Everyone Gets Wrong about Black History in the Space Age

What Everyone Gets Wrong about Black History in the Space Age | Black History Online | Scoop.it
African-American astronauts have been another group of hidden figures in the U.S. space program
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Amazon's Alexa celebrates Black History Month

Amazon's Alexa celebrates Black History Month | Black History Online | Scoop.it
The Amazon Echo is now equipped with the ability to educate users on the accomplishments of black men and women in America.
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New photo of Harriet Tubman surfaces, biographer calls it 'remarkable'

New photo of Harriet Tubman surfaces, biographer calls it 'remarkable' | Black History Online | Scoop.it
For decades, there have been few photographic images of Harriet Tubman depicting how the abolitionist and Civil War spy looked in her lifetime.
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Bold, black and brilliant: Unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Movement

Bold, black and brilliant: Unsung heroes of the Civil Rights Movement | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Join us in celebrating these eight unsung heroes of civil rights and racial justice, each of whom deserve a salute this Black History Month and beyond.
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The ‘Hidden Figure’ you still don’t know – and she’s from Monroe - Q City Metro

The ‘Hidden Figure’ you still don’t know – and she’s from Monroe - Q City Metro | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Christine Mann Darden landed at NASA five years after the pioneering work of three black women helped get the Mercury astronauts into space in the 1960s.
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The Ten Most Interesting Little Known Black History Facts

The Ten Most Interesting Little Known Black History Facts | Black History Online | Scoop.it

We celebrate Black History every single day. Here are the top ten most interesting Little Known Black History Facts we’ve discovered. Fo…

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Are We Only Teaching Kids Black History For 28 Days Of The Year?

Are We Only Teaching Kids Black History For 28 Days Of The Year? | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Are We Only Teaching Kids Black History For 28 Days Of The Year?
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Oscar Robertson's legacy much greater than triple-doubles

Oscar Robertson's legacy much greater than triple-doubles | Black History Online | Scoop.it
He filled up the box scores, but his influence on the game was much more.
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Meet the Millennials That Are Anchoring Black History Forward

Meet the Millennials That Are Anchoring Black History Forward | Black History Online | Scoop.it
In the United States of America and Canada, Black History Month is celebrated every year in February. In the United Kingdom it’s in October while in places like Brazil that has the largest population of
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These Four Black Women Inventors Reimagined the Technology of the Home

These Four Black Women Inventors Reimagined the Technology of the Home | Black History Online | Scoop.it

By designating the realm of technology as 'male,' we overlook key inventions that took place in the domestic sphere
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Dr. Olivia J. Hooker: Last Survivor Of Black Wall Street

Dr. Olivia J. Hooker: Last Survivor Of Black Wall Street | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Dr. Olivia J. Hooker is not only the last survivor of Black Wall Street, she is also the first Black woman coast guard. This woma
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A taste of freedom: black America in the 19th century – in pictures

A taste of freedom: black America in the 19th century – in pictures | Black History Online | Scoop.it
An archive made public by Cornell University goes beyond the cliches of cotton-pickers to show African Americans embracing life after slavery
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You Must See W. E. B. Du Bois’s Hand-Drawn Infographics On Black Life In 1900

You Must See W. E. B. Du Bois’s Hand-Drawn Infographics On Black Life In 1900 | Black History Online | Scoop.it
These graphs are a breathtaking look into the past.
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VIDEO: First African-American Medal Of Honor Recipient Protected U.S. Flag At All Costs |

VIDEO: First African-American Medal Of Honor Recipient Protected U.S. Flag At All Costs | | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Of the 3,498 service members who have received the Medal of Honor throughout U.S. history, only 88 have been black.
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Muhammad Ali v Ernie Terrell: 50 years on from a dark night in boxing

Muhammad Ali v Ernie Terrell: 50 years on from a dark night in boxing | Black History Online | Scoop.it
Ali was world heavyweight champion. Whether deliberate or not, WBA champion Terrell had enraged his opponent in the build-up to the bout by using what Ali considered his slave name.
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19 Black Women Who Broke Beauty Boundaries & Made History

19 Black Women Who Broke Beauty Boundaries & Made History | Black History Online | Scoop.it
The beauty industry has made a lot of progress over the years thanks to the tireless work of women of color.
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Robert Smalls: Runaway Slave To The House Of Representatives

Robert Smalls: Runaway Slave To The House Of Representatives | Black History Online | Scoop.it
In one of the unsung heroes of Black history is Robert Smalls. I've never heard of him until now. He was able to take over a shi
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15 historic NYC sites to visit for Black History Month

15 historic NYC sites to visit for Black History Month | Black History Online | Scoop.it
These historic landmarks, homes, and parks celebrate and honor the immense, ineffable contributions that black Americans and people of African descent have made on the five boroughs.
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