Almost a year ago to the day, I featured Jack O’Dell in the classroom column, which was a rare entry since the focus is usually on the deceased.
Two weeks ago I featured Sarah Jane Woodson Early in this column, a profile prompted by the arrival of Williams Loren Katz’s “The Black West,” the sixth edition of the classic.
It was about two weeks after I had cited Dr. William Loren Katz in my column in this paper that I learned of his death.
As a companion, colleague and wife, Sybil Williams-Clarke often stood loyally and lovingly in the shadow of her esteemed husband, Dr. John Henrik Clarke.
Prolific and talented author Tonya Bolden has published another marvelous addition to her growing trove of books on African American history.
If things go as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has promised, by Thursday a vote will be taken to determine if the impeachment inquiry against Trump goes forward.
Former U.S. Congressman John Conyers, whose 15-year fight to pass legislation that would make Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday a federal holiday, has died. He was 90.
Last week at the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History in Detroit, it was my pleasure and privilege to be in conversation with two of the leading authorities on the life and legacy of John Brown.
Hundreds of protesters assembled at Union Square Saturday, Oct. 19, and then marched peacefully to Trump Tower under banners emblazoned with “Trump/Pence Out Now.”
My friendship and collegiality with Dr. William Loren Katz is almost as extensive and rewarding as the research he has done on Native Americans and Black Americans, and there is no better testament of his enduring scholarship than the recently revised edition of “The Black West” (Fulcrum, 2019).