Jazz and freemasonry are unlikely bedfellows, but in the 1950s, the secret society became the world's largest fraternity for black men, among them Duke Ellington and Sun Ra, writes John Lewis
Many lesser-known African-Americans made impacts on society by working through the channels of academia.
Based on the lives of Frederick Douglass, Harriet Tubman, Sojurner Truth and others this site is an Internet based curriculum enhancement tool for Black History education programs. The Internet African American History Challenge consists of te...
America's foremost museum of African American history. Founded in 1957 by Dr. Margaret T. and Charles G. Burroughs on the south side of Chicago.