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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:


Myra Consetta Selby
Charles Edward Freeman
Otis M. Smith
Joseph W. Hatchett
William E. McAnulty, Jr.
Harry Cole
Ronnie L. White
Louis B. Butler, Jr.
Eva R. Coles
Ronald S. Coleman
Julius Henry Taylor
Rayful Edmond
Albert J. Edmonds
Joyce Bryant
William E. Brown, Jr.
Samuel E. Ebbesen
Julia Jeter Cleckley
David L. Brewer III
Charles B. Brooks
Mike Tomlin
Karen Washington
Ole Miss Riot
Institute Catholique
Eulalie de Mandeville
Barry C. Black
George Henry Brown, Jr.
Leroy "Nicky" Barnes
Alice H. Parker
Abbey Lincoln
Harry S. McAlpin
Walter John Whitfield
David Barksdale
Stephen Smith
Hilton Als
David Chappelle
Melvin Carter
Robert Benham
George Howard, Jr.
Roderick L. Ireland
TLC
Lynn Nottage
Mary Elizabeth Williams
Charles Edward Anderson
Judith Ann Wilson Rogers
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:


Tom Colbert
Wallace B. Jefferson
Vivienne Malone-Mayes
"Freeway Rick" Ross
West Las Vegas Riot, 1992
Tuscon Race Riot
Nikkita Oliver
Joseph (Joe) Neal
Louis E. Sturns
Carolyn Downs
Bobby Hutton
Adrienne C. Nelson
Michael L. Douglas

Full List of African American History in the West Entries

New Global African History Entries:


Langston Hughes' Visit to the Soviet Union
Ernest Cole
Second Congo Civil War
Third Congo Civil War
André Rebouças
Anglo-Ashanti Wars
Julien Raimond
Baaba Maal
Pearl Hobson
Berta Soler
Manuel Cuesta Morúa
Interahamwe
Juvénal Habyarimana
Salif Keita
Oliver Golden
Paul Kagame
Severiano de Heredia
Marielle Franco
Beverley Bryan

Full List of Global African American History Entries

New Perspectives Article:

African American Anti-Fascists in the Spanish Civil War

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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