Among the illustrious Black New Yorkers cited in Carla Peterson’s “Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth Century New York City” is Thomas McCants Stewart.
Rep. Ilhan Omar is a Muslim, a woman, a refugee and an outspoken critic who speaks truth to power and thus is a perfect foil for attacks and insults from Trump.
Nothing pleases a writer, reporter or historian more than recognition by his or her peers. And you can understand how overwhelming it was for me to learn that three of my comrades—John Williams, Trust Graham and Ahmed Abdullah—follow this classroom column, two of them avid collectors.
As a bulwark, a sacred refuge and a safe place to organize against racism and bigotry, the Black church has been indispensable.
Trump’s revolving door took another precipitous turn the other day with the ouster of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
April 4, 1968, is a day that will live in infamy. Most Americans can recall...
Like millions of American boys, I once dreamed of being a Major League Baseball player.
Time and time again the nation has seen what has become a mantra: What Obama has done Trump will undo.
Among the LPs in my growing collection in 1958—yes, I’m an old geezer—was one freshly minted by singer Ethel Ennis.
It ain’t over until it’s over, a baseball immortal said of a game, and that’s certainly true of the Mueller investigation, despite a summary of his report by Attorney General William Barr.