“Lift Every Voice and Sing” began as a poem written by a school principal. It grew to become known as the “Black National Anthem.”
Imagine being so close to Martin Luther King Jr. as he gives one of the world’s most famous speeches that you notice the creases in his face and then realize the late civil rights leader is looking you square in the eye.
The first black graduate of the University of Georgia makes history again.
It is a one-of-a-kind exhibition celebrating the black experience in America and it’s in the heart of metro Atlanta.
Herman J Russell built one of the country's leading black owned construction, real estate and concessions empires.
From the vineyards to the marketplace, African Americans are making their mark in the wine industry. During February's Black History Month, FOX 5's Deidra Dukes featured a community of Black vintners, sommeliers and winery owners sharing their passion for wine with the world.
It's part of Forsyth County's dark history that some will never forget. in 1912, all black people were forced out of the county. Many would say the county is still haunted by its past, but there are those with hope for a better future.
“Black Girl Magic is the ability for African American females to push past the restrictions that are set upon us today and show us that anything is possible," Ulmer said. "You can be an author, entrepreneur student no matter what the color of your skin is or what your gender is.”
The Pan-African flag first flew 100 years ago as a response to a bigoted song. It still serves as an inspiration to the African diaspora.
A group of ballerinas in Texas struck a pose, and the result was an adorable photo shoot — both fierce and meaningful.
Here's a timeline of the historical events of the civil rights movement that shaped the fight for social justice and against discrimination.
A Georgia native and WWII veteran, who calls Atlanta home, recently celebrated a milestone birthday. William Robie turned 100 on January 29, 2020.
Here's a list of historical sites, cultural centers and monuments honoring black Americans and moments in black history.
The transcription project, called “By the people,” is powered by volunteers across the country and launched the campaign to make Park’s papers more searchable and accessible online, including many items featured in the exhibition, “Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”
More than 40 years ago, veteran filmmaker Dan Moore, Sr. noticed Atlanta didn't have a museum dedicated to Black History. So he created one himself.
This year's Black History Month theme highlights over a century of voting struggles for black Americans.
When it comes to breaking the color barrier, there are the firsts you strive for and the ones you hope never happen. Nearly 60 years ago, Claude Mundy made racial history in Atlanta. He became the first black Atlanta Police Department officer to be killed in the line of duty.
From traffic lights to caller ID, here’s a few inventions created by African Americans that make life easier.
For Black History month, a non-profit is seeking volunteers to help with a weekly clean-up initiative at Historic Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, the resting place of many of the city’s African-American leaders of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The backstory of how Black History Month became an annual celebration in the United States is often overlooked.