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Articles with keyword "African American"

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Risen from Our Blood and Tears

An upcoming series tells how Africans made their mark on America from slavery to abolition.

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Big Top in a Small Town

Chautauqua road shows keep history alive across America.

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Fifth National Black Writers Conference

NEH supports a conference on black literature in American life.

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Eleanor Roosevelt

A documentary places the emphasis on Eleanor without Franklin.

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On the Trail

African American history is interpreted in a tour of some of Virginia's oldest churches and schools that played a vital role in integration.

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Free to Dance

A new film documents how African Americans transformed modern dance.

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Pioneer for Peace

Architect of the Armistice Agreements in the Middle East, Ralph Bunche was the first African American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize.

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"Blind" Boone

Commemorating a musical prodigy.

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The Crucible of the Cotton Club

"Stormy Weather" launches the career of songwriter Harold Arlen.