Five African–American women pose for a portrait with their babies beside slave quarters on St. Helena Island, S., in Key idea: Material history, what do photographs tell us about the everyday lives of slaves?
In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.
WWII goodbyes “Wait For Me Daddy,” by Claude P. Dettloff, October A line of soldiers march in British Columbia on their way to a waiting train as five-year-old Whitey Bernard tugs away from his mother’s hand to reach out for his father.
Arthur Mitchell challenged the idea that black bodies were not suited to classical ballet. He danced with George Balanchine's New York City Ballet in the and the first Black dancer to become a leading dancer with a Ballet Company.
, center, leads a group of civil rights workers and Selma black people in prayer on Feb. 1965 in Selma, Alabama after they were arrested on charges of parading without a permit. More than 250 persons were arrested as they marc
WORLD WAR I: African American infantryman posing in front of the American flag. Isn't it sad that throughout the history of photography striking black American images say, "Unidentified African American"? Wasn't the country built by them too?
In Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to run the Boston marathon. After realizing that a woman was running, race organizer Jock Semple went after Switzer shouting, “Get the hell out of my race and give me those numbers.