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The Unrecognized First

Emory Malick, the first African-American pilot, wasn’t known to historians until recently.

An Early History - African American Mental Health

A review of the history of mental health includes few references to the African-American experience. Robert Meinsma’s Brief History of Mental Therapy offers a review of philosophical and medical

Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy

In 1984, a professor at Rutgers University stumbled upon a trove of historic data in a courthouse in Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana. Over the next 15 years, Dr. Gwendolyn Midlo Hall, a noted New Orle

The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship

The exhibition The African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship, showcases the incomparable African American collections of the Library of Congress. Displaying more than 240 items, including

A Modern History of Blacks in Mathematics

On this web page we consider a contemporary history of Blacks in Mathematics, not Who are the greatest Black Mathematicians. Here you can learn about (and even before) the first African Americans in t

Freedom's Story: Teaching African American Literature and History

Essays by leading scholars.

African-American Historical Linkages with South Africa

Because of their shared experiences with white domination and segregation in industrializing nations, African Americans and Africans in South Africa have forged close ties with each other since the la