When Booker T. Washington stepped to the podium at the Atlanta Exposition in 1895 to give a speech on race relations, two things happened. First, many fellow Black Americans, including W.E.B. Du Bois, derided his speech as “The Atlanta Compromise,” because Washington called the agitation for social equality “the extremest folly,” advocating instead slow, steady, […]
Black History Month comes around every February. And every year, the media give you countless commemorations, celebrations and presentations. But it’s your history. Shouldn’t you decide how to celebrate it?
Africa 1500 – 1860 juju (from the African Hausa language) – an object used as a fetish, a charm or an amulet in West Africa, or the supernatural power ascribed to such an object. Africa is the second largest continent on Earth. Africans account for over 12% of the world’s population, are distributed among 54 […]