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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:


Algiers Motel Incident, 1967
Lutrelle Horne
Darryl Dawkins
Ora Mae Washington
Abner Louima
Sophia Angeli Nelson
Roland Sebastian Martin
The Amistad Mutiny
Angela Rye
Margaret Cornelia Morgan Lawrence
Jackson State Killings
Gen. Vincent K. Brooks
Latasha Harlins
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:


First AME Church, Oakland
Freedmen's Town, Houston, Texas
Booker T. Washington Community Center
Veronica Abney
Compton, California
Blackdom, New Mexico
Aja Brown

Full List of African American History in the West Entries

New Global African History Entries:


Demerara Rebellion
Beatriz Nascimento
Chica da Silva
Bussa Rebellion
Aubrey Drake Graham

María Isabel Urrutia Ocoró
María Isabel Urrutia Ocoró
María Isabel Urrutia Ocoró
Raphaël Élizé
Piedad Córdoba
José María Morelos y Pavón
José María Morelos y Pavón

Full List of Global African American History Entries

New Perspectives Article:

Collecting African American Art: From the Harlem Renaissance to the Obama Era
The Asian-African (Bandung) Conference: Fact and Fiction

Full List of Perspectives Articles

New Special Features:

The Black Lives Matter Movement

Racial Violence in the United States

New African American History Primary Documents:

William Hooper Councill's Letter to the White People of Alabama, 1901
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

Full List of African American History Primary Documents

New African American History in the West Primary Documents:

Alaska Fair Employment Practices Law
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

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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