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It’s A Myth That Emmett Till Whistled At A White Woman, Read His Mother’s Words

It is oft repeated lore that Emmett Till inappropriately whistled at a white woman. However, the excerpt from his mother’s tome, printed below, contains the seldom told history of what likely caused the “Emmett Till whistle.” “Although it was a great relief to learn that Emmett hadn’t lost any of his motor skills, it wasn’t […]

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The Top 10 African Kings

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The Top 10 African Queens

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African History: The Mali Empire

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Photos Of Lynchings Sold As Postcards & The Story Of Jess Washington

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Dr. Joy DeGruy: Why Real Black History Isn’t Taught In Schools

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Was The Original Statue Of Liberty A Black Woman?

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African American Inventors Concealed By History

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What Happened To The “Richest African American Street”?

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African Slavery & The West Indies

“The West Indies was one of the last places on earth where enslaved Africans wanted to find themselves. Its system of bondage was especially brutal, and American planters found it a convenient dumping ground for troublesome slaves. Shipping a slave to the West Indies was like sentencing him to death. George Washington as one of […]

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