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

Bill H.R. 4856 Will Bring a Statue of Shirley Chisholm to the U.S. Capitol

Follow Instagram: @TheMergingLanesProject Photo Afro.com On Jan 19 2018 Congressional Bill H.R. 4856 was introduced by Rep. Yvette Clarke (D-NY) “The bill requires the Joint Committee on the Library to enter into an agreement to obtain a statue of Shirley Chisholm.” Currently there are no statues of past African-American members of Congress contained in the … More Bill H.R. 4856 Will Bring a Statue of Shirley Chisholm to the U.S. Capitol

Just Added to Cultural & Natural Resource Directory: Florida A&M Black Archives Research Center and Museum

Via @TheMergingLanesProject Added Florida A & M University’s Black Archives Research Center and Museum to our Cultural & Natural Resource Directory The archive is 1 of 10 Black Archives in the U.S. Founded in 1976 by Florida A&M History Professor, Dr. James N Eaton. It holds over 500,000 archives and over 5,000 museum artifacts. Also … More Just Added to Cultural & Natural Resource Directory: Florida A&M Black Archives Research Center and Museum