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Battle Hymn of a Freedman 150th anniversary performance

Join us in celebrating the 220,000 United States Colored Troops who played a pivotal role in defeating the Confederacy!  On April 4th in Richmond and April 8th in Baltimore, we will remember how Black Americans actively fought for their freedom in the American Civil War. 34 more words

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On Sale, or the Johnson Publishing Company Photo Archive, Revisited

An old posts that people keep reading is the one on the Johnson Publishing Company (JPC)’s photo archive sale. At least one person a day reads my reaction to the off-loading of the “African-American Getty”, so it’s safe to say that people are still interested in the matter. 743 more words


I will present my paper “The Cold War Polio Epidemic: Select Integration in the Time of Jim Crow” on 3/28/15 at the North Carolina State University History Graduate Conference. 465 more words

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February is over: What does an African-American Historian do in March?

by Eric M. Washington.

For African-American historians, February can be a busy month. For me, I did a podcast for the Reformed African American Network, I give a short presentation to AHANA… 1,061 more words


AMS Social Studies 6th graders ROCK!!

Great day at the museum yesterday, Wednesday.  We had over 80 students with their teachers and support team visit them museum in two shifts.  Dennis Kinzer and Catherine Moore were there early before the first group arrived. 243 more words


There Are No Black Traitors in Our Midst Just Confused Blacks Believing in Lies That Blinds the True Reality of Race Matters

It is sick and sad members of our community have developed no empathy for police officer’s, involved in shooting unarmed Black people, but it’s a natural feeling of non-sympathy resulting from White aggression against too many Black Americans. 247 more words

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African Americans Ain't Africans Radio Presents: Reasons why African Americans don't move to Africa...

Earlier this week Senalgalese rapper Akon asked, “why don’t African Americans go back home to Africa?” Tonight we will answer Akon’s questions and ask some questions of our own. 15 more words