Fort Wayne, Ind. (WANE) – Newschannel 15’s Terra Brantley, Angelica Robinson and Kaitor Kposowa work with other Indiana reporters to present stories from around … More »
Indianapolis, Ind. (WISH) – An African American man who picked up a baseball in 1908, helped bring the game to Indianapolis. He set records … More »
For generations, African-Americans in Allen County looked upon a closed gateway. Marsha Smiley’s website unveils the hidden stories of those who dared to cross through the gateway first.
Indianapolis, Ind. (WISH) – Indianapolis Reverend Mel Jackson participated in civil rights marches with Nobel Peace Prize winner and civil rights advocate Dr. Martin … More »
Indianapolis, Ind. (WISH) – The Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Indianapolis has served the city for 182 years. It played a role in … More »
Evansville,Ind. (WEHT) – African Americans helped build the Higgins Boat that transported troops to shore in World War Two. Andrew Jackson Higgins invented the … More »
La Amistad was a slave ship caught in the middle of an international controversy during the 1890’s.
Vincennes, Ind. (WTWO) – Indiana became a state in 1816 and a ban on slavery was written into the state constitution. But at that … More »
Wilson Drive is the main artery that runs through the heart of Fox Lake. It has a special place in the hearts of African-American Hoosiers.
Washington, D.C. (WNCN) – The recently opened National Museum of African American History and Culture has an exhibit that showcases Gold Star families. A … More »
Washington D.C. (WNCN) – More than 100,000 African Americans served in World War Two including famous segregated units like the Tuskegee Airmen. While abroad … More »
Memphis, TN (WATN) – Seven sisters from Memphis, Tennessee gained national recognition as the “most arrested civil rights family” in 1965. The Lee sisters … More »
Many people are familiar with the term “Gold Star Mothers.” It recognizes the family of fallen servicemembers. The National Museum of African-American History and Culture is working to preserve the stories of some families who paid the ultimate sacrifice.
A small church in Central New York played a large role in the abolitionist movement and the Underground Railroad.
Located in Volney, about 30 … More »
Laura Marie Leary Elliot, the first African-American to desegregate and graduate from East Carolina University, is considered a historical pioneer by students today.
Oftentimes we celebrate Black History Month with great stories about unforgettable people who helped to make our country what it is today. This month we’re celebrating Hidden History, like the story of a little-known bell that set silent for years, only to become a leading symbol of how to let freedom ring.
The musical contributions of Louisiana’s African-American community play a rich part in United States history. The culture of Louisiana itself moves to its rhythms. … More »
The Mississippi River carries every drop of water that flows down from two-thirds of the continent. From Minnesota to Louisiana, the water rolls along … More »
More than 200 years ago, hundreds of men, women and children called the Whitney Plantation in Wallace, Louisiana home. But home didn’t mean happiness … More »
In September the nation celebrated the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C.
Designed by architect David … More »