One’s the U.S. poet laureate. The other is the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature. Can they bring literature to the masses?
Category Archives: Blacks
As “Scandal” heads toward its finale, Shonda Rhimes, the show’s creator, and three of its stars discuss its craziest twists, its nuanced handling of racial issues and its legacy.
Experts said the much-criticized decision might have been made because there are not many curators and academics of African-American or African descent who specialize in African arts.
After they defaced a historic black schoolhouse with racist graffiti, they were ordered to read. Not all the authors were happy about this.
A New-York Historical Society show and a new book look at the juxtaposition of the lives of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Robert F. Kennedy.
As a challenge to the country’s collective memory, two artists unveiled a monument to a 19th-century figure who led a fiery revolt against Danish colonial rule in the Caribbean.
To be built on a wharf where thousands of African slaves once arrived, the International African American Museum needs to secure its final funding.
Mohamed Bourouissa lived among African-American horse riders in north Philadelphia, and collaborated with on works of art now on show in a major Paris exhibition.
The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis is a monument to a movement, and to its leader. It offers crucial insights for 2018, and for the future.
A collector and self-taught scholar, Mr. Leon was best known for his devotion to the work of the artist Rosie Lee Tompkins.