Articles with keyword "African Americans"
Show served as time capsule of pioneering days of black journalists
The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross tells the story of a people whose sense of identity is distinctly apart and distinctly American
From ragtime to Spike Lee, a film captures the kaleidoscope of cultural contributions made by African Americans in this century.
A new film documents sixty years of controversy surrounding Gershwin's folk opera.
Historian Adele Logan Alexander talks with NEH Chairman William R. Ferris about the rise of a resolute African American family and its service to the nation.
A film on Ralph Ellison and his novel delves into his position as a black man in America.
This year's Jefferson Lecturer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., talks with NEH Chairman Bruce Cole about building a canon of African American literature.