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WHAT’S NEW ON BLACKPAST.ORG

Listed below are the newest posts added to BlackPast.org. Please return to this page often as it will change almost daily. Also, please use this page as a gateway to the thousands of other pages of information on the website.

New African American History Entries:


Nedd James Johnson, Sr.
Charles C. Caldwell
Dolphus Milligan
Earl G. Graves
Dorothy Cotton
Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers
Erykah Badu
Evan B. Forde
Gordon Fox
Golden Asro Frinks
Jesse Gray
Howard Venable
Honorae Alfred Glascor
Hank Ballard and the Midnighters
Jordan Peele
Ples Sterling Stuckey, Jr.
John Brown (1830-1900)
Nancy Sue Wilson
Jeanne Spurlock
Joseph Francisco, Jr.
Merze Tate
Ray Jean Jordan Montague
John A. Williams
Keenen Ivory Wayans
Les Payne
Roland Scott
Lyman S. Parks
Xernona Clayton
Paulette Brown
Sheila Minor Huff
Simeon S. Booker, Jr.
Lou Rawls
Lionel Richie and the Commodores
Usher
Tyrone Davis
Patti Labelle
Kool and the Gang
The Drifters
The Coasters
Martha and the Vandellas
The Isley Brothers
The Flamingos
Marian R. Croak
Andrew Jackson Foster, II
Charles W. Dryden
E. Simms Campbell
George Herriman
J.R. Todd
Keith Lanier Black
Michael Bruce Curry
Wilton D. Gregory
The Temptations
The Delfonics
Darrin Phillip Gayles
Campbell College
Garry C. Dean
Henry W. Furniss
Letitia Woods Brown
Villa Lewaro
Villa Lewaro, Mansion of Madame CJ Walker
Villa Lewaro, Mansion of Madame CJ Walker

Full List of African American History Entries

New African American History Entries in the West:


The Platters
Vanessa Diane Gilmore
Fred Whitfield
Bill Pickett Invitational Rodeo
Ronald Tobias Stallworth
Wilmot Collins
Hubert Locke
Herman Barnett
Thomas R. Blackshear, II

Full List of African American History in the West Entries

New Global African History Entries:


Grant Scott Fuhr
John Leerdam
Sade
Second Ivorian Civil War
Second Sudanese Civil War
Folorunsho Alakija
Richard Lee Davis
William P. Hubbard
Paulette Nardal
Franc Weerwind

Full List of Global African American History Entries

New Perspectives Article:

Trans-Atlantic Food Migration: The African Culinary Influence on the Cuisine of the Americas

Full List of Perspectives Articles

New Special Features:

The Commanders

The STEM Page

The Black Lives Matter Movement

Racial Violence in the United States

Lynchings in The United States Since 1865

Race, Crime, and Incarceration in the United States

New African American History Primary Documents:

William Hannibal Thomas on the American Negro (1901)
George S. Schulyer, “The Negro-Art Hokum” (1926)
Zora Neale Hurston's Letter to the Orlando Sentinel, 1955
Black Panther Party Ten Point Program (1966)

Full List of African American History Primary Documents

New African American History in the West Primary Documents:

Alaska Fair Employment Practices Law
The Black Panther Party: To Feed Our Children (1969)
Full list of African American History in the West Primary Documents

New Speeches on BlackPast.org:


(1893) Frances E.W. Harper, "Woman's Political Future"

(1963) Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel, "Religion and Race"

(2017) New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu's Address on the Removal of Confederate Monuments in New Orleans

(1970) Huey P. Newton, “The Women’s Liberation and Gay Liberation Movements”

Full List of Speeches By African Americans

New Genealogy Links

Family Search: African American Online Geneaology
Reclaiming Kin: Taking Back What Was Once Lost

Full List of African American Geneaology Resources

New Research Guides & Websites

WikiAfrica

For A Full List of of Research Guides and Websites on BlackPast.org click on the following:
AAH Research Guides and Websites
AAW Research Guides and Websites
GAH Research Guides and Websites

Special Resources:

Robert Fikes's Corner
National African American Historic Landmarks by State

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