Category: <span>Black History Profile</span>

A profile of John H. Johnson, the entrepreneur who founded Johnson Publishing Co. which published Ebony and Jet magazine.

Black History Profile

A profile of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black woman in Congress, the first Black woman and only the second woman of any race to seek the nomination for president of the United States from a major political party.

Black History Profile

A profile of Miriam Makeba, a South African entertainer who was exiled for 30 years in retaliation for her speaking out against apartheid.

Black History Profile

A profile of Anna Julia Cooper, a writer and educator who is regarded as one of the first Black feminists and specifically spoke to the intersection of gender and race.

Black History Profile

A profile of Mound Bayou, a town in the central Mississippi delta founded by former slaves who turned the area into a thriving self-sufficient Black community.

Black History Profile