The object, made of 24-karat gold, honors Robert Henry Lawrence Jr., the first African-American to train as an astronaut.
The archive of Ruby Dee and Ossie Davis, now at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, traces more than 60 years in the theater, in the movies and at the front lines of social activism.
Lessons about war from the American Revolution, the Civil War, medieval Britain and West Africa.
“The Time Is Now!” at the Smart Museum of Art in Chicago examines a watershed cultural moment and the African-American artists figures who defined it.
David W. Blight’s “Frederick Douglass” places him at the center of American history.
Ballet dancers of color have long painted, dyed or covered point shoes in makeup to match their skin. Could this small barrier to inclusion finally be disappearing?
“Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow,” an exhibition at the New-York Historical Society, traces the gains, and reversals, of the post-Civil War struggle over racial equality.
A new exhibition at the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery revisits mid-19th-century Paris to examine the significance of black female models.
Jussie Smollett hopes a subplot about his character’s H.I.V.-positive boyfriend will destigmatize the realities of living with the illness.