(New Jersey) THE OTHER BOYS OF SUMMER: Screening & Discussion

THE OTHER BOYS OF SUMMER: Screening & Discussion with Bob Kendrick, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum President, and Pedro Sierra, Former Negro Leagues Player Little Falls, NJ –Friday, January 24 –In honor of 2020’s 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center is hosting a special screening of the The Other Boys of … More (New Jersey) THE OTHER BOYS OF SUMMER: Screening & Discussion

(Alabama) Horace King Memorial Bridge

Horace King Memorial Bridge and Garden is in located Valley, Alabama.⁣⁣Horace King was born into slavery in Cheraw, South Carolina in 1807. In 1824 Horace King assisted with the construction of Pee Dee River Bridge. Horace King’s enslaver, Edward King died in 1830. John Godwin who also worked on the construction of Pee Dee River … More (Alabama) Horace King Memorial Bridge

400 Years Exhibit Opening: MALU & APEX Museum

VisitBlackHistory.com attended the opening of “400 Years” at Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historical Park, yesterday. August 25, 2019 is considered the “400th anniversary of the first landing of enslaved Africans to Point Comfort in the English colony of Virginia.” Martin Luther King, Jr. NHP (MALU) has partnered with neighboring APEX Museum to illustrate the … More 400 Years Exhibit Opening: MALU & APEX Museum

The Wanderer Memory Trail (Jekyll Island, Georgia)

From Friday May 31, 2019 – Saturday June 1, 2019, VisitBlackHistory.com spent time exploring the Georgia Sea Islands. We began our journey at the Taste of Gullah, hosted by the Saint Simons African American Heritage Coalition. The inaugural event was held in the Historic Harrington School’s outdoor area. We toured the schoolhouse museum, which has … More The Wanderer Memory Trail (Jekyll Island, Georgia)

The Green Book Documentary Now Streaming on Smithsonian Channel App

Filmmaker, Yoruba Richen’s documentary The Green Book: Guide to Freedom premiered on the Smithsonian Channel last night. Watch for FREE, on the Smithsonian Channel Plus app with a 7-day trial. $4.99 per month there after. According to Colorlines.org this film “catalogs the history of Victor Hugo Green’s project, which has been distorted and ignored by … More The Green Book Documentary Now Streaming on Smithsonian Channel App

Professional Spotlight: Derek T. Mosley, Archivist/Division Manager Auburn Avenue Research Library

Recorded February 8th, 2019 at Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History. Derek T. Mosley, Archivist/Division Manager In this professional spotlight, we sit down with Derek T. Mosley about his career path to becoming Auburn Avenue Research Library’s Archivist and Division Manager. Mr. Mosley shares that he has had a love for … More Professional Spotlight: Derek T. Mosley, Archivist/Division Manager Auburn Avenue Research Library