african american

Yes! This past weekend we celebrated Juneteenth with an incredible virtual festival and a deeply insightful reflection on the history of emancipation straight from Galveston. As we reflect on the essence of emancipation, we also reflect on the food. African American cuisine traditions….. Now ICYMI We are sharing some of the elements of the Virtual […]

by Lisa Fitch, OW Editor in Chief Dr. Maulana Karenga, chair of the Department of Africana Studies at CSU Long Beach, wants the Black community to make sure that physical distancing during the pandemic does not interfere with relationships or establishing networks. “We’ve got to shop for each other, we have to pick up prescriptions […]

In 1827, before slavery ended, prominent freed African Americans in the North gathered in the New York City home of Boston Crummell, a social reformer and former slave. They assembled to seek solutions on how best to communicate and register their views on economic, social, and political issues and injustices that were challenging their respective […]

Ebone Monet | California Black Media “One size does not fit all,” said Gov. Newsom at a press conference yesterday addressing mounting evidence that more African Americans are dying from COVID-19 complications than any other race across the United States and here in California. “We are disaggregating the data to break things down — on […]


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