Charles County, Maryland’s Josiah Henson is one of many Recommended for the National Garden of American Heroes

On July 3, 2020, the Trump administration issued the “Executive Order on Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes.” State Governors and county officials were asked to give recommendations for a park that will feature historically significant Americans. Breonna Taylor, Rosa Parks, and John Lewis are some of the names that have been recommended. The … More Charles County, Maryland’s Josiah Henson is one of many Recommended for the National Garden of American Heroes

(Photos) Preservation of a Site Related to Georgia Midwife, Beatrice Borders

Post originally appeared on Ethos Preservation Instagram page: Preservation in action! Today this group kicked off a Preservation Plan for the Georgia B. Williams Nursing Home in Camilla, Georgia! Here, Beatrice Borders, a third generation African-American midwife, operated a nursing home from 1941 to 1971, delivering over 6,000 babies! Providing an essential service through segregation … More (Photos) Preservation of a Site Related to Georgia Midwife, Beatrice Borders

Sweet Auburn Blues Screening at APEX Museum

Attended a screening of “Sweet Auburn Blues” at the APEX Museum. The film features social activists Harry Belafonte and Kathleen Cleaver alongside business owners from Auburn Avenue. Image 2: owners of Havana Cigars & Image 3: Ricci of the Madame CJ Walker Museum. The film, produced by Soul Force Productions will air on Georgia Public … More Sweet Auburn Blues Screening at APEX Museum

Dr. James Eaton – FAMU Black Archives

Story published July 15, 1993 in the Atlanta Constitution “A Man and His Museum” In 1971 legislation was passed in Florida that mandated the creation of a repository to “serve the state by collecting and preserving source material on and about African Americans from ancient to present times.” Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University became home … More Dr. James Eaton – FAMU Black Archives