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African Americans have played important roles in the development of the United States; the recognition of their roles in growth and development from a historical perspective is an important step in celebrating the contributions of individuals and the collective changes the African American community has brought about. Read more about Black History Month...
Giving Voice: Unearthing the Ken Thompson Collection
After 40 years in obscurity, the unpublished Civil Rights photo collection of Ken Thompson is revealed.
Recovering the African American Heritage of The United Methodist Church
by Elliott Wright
3/2/10: Interracial origins of American Methodism are being rediscovered and celebrated as a fitting reminder of the original Methodist proclamation of God's inclusive love.
Martin Luther King and Morningside Heights
by Elliott Wright
1/18/10: On the Hudson River, adjacent to Harlem, Morningside is the birthplace of '50s "beat literature," a stronghold of the '60s anti-Vietnam war movement, and the residence of theologians Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Paul Tillich, and Reinhold Niebuhr.
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Musical Celebrations of Black History MonthThe Global Praise Program offers many resources featuring black hymn composers, preachers and performers. As The United Methodist Church observes Black History Month each February, consider incorporating these resources into your congregations celebrations. Read more ...
Drew University: Online Exhibit Honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.This online archive offers audio and text versions of Dr. King's "I Have A Dream" speech, articles, documents, and photographs.
Visit this resource at drew.edu
PBS ResourcesAfrican American World is "your guide to African American history and culture."
Africans in America explores America's journey through slavery.