The May 2017 issue of The Public Historianlooks at how women’s history is represented in public.
The 7th Annual Public History Community Forum was held Wednesday, March 8, 2017, in Franklin Hall of the American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia.
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture recently debuted its Live from the Archive series with “Archives from the Black Atlantic.”
By Mariam Williams
Not seeing black people as active participants in American history and its ongoing push toward democracy always has been a hurtful and angering thing to me. It says to black people—and especially to black children who have little, if any, control over their education—that they are irrelevant and that black people have deserved all race-based mistreatment they’ve received, past or present.
As the opening of the National Museum of African American History approaches, revisit our 2012 preview and interview with Director Lonnie Bunch.
Visitors to Bridgeton’s Old Broad Street Church and Cemetery this summer will enjoy a host of free tours, lectures and exhibits.
This year’s Marion Thompson Wright Lecture Series entitled Curating Black America will feature Dr. Lonnie Bunch, inaugural Director of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and other speakers that will explore black history and culture through their experiences leading several other premiere museums and historic sites.
The New Jersey Historical Commission is now accepting nominations for the Mildred Barry Garvin Prize, an annual award given to a New Jersey teacher, guidance counselor, or school librarian for outstanding teaching of African American history at an grade level between kindergarten and high school.
By Gail Friedman It has been more than 50 years since television news and picture magazines began bringing into American […]
The George Washington University has received a 33-month grant totaling almost $496,000 from the Council on Library and Information Resources […]