J.W. Brown

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In 1968, Poor Americans Came to D.C. To Protest, Some By Mule

Fifty years ago, photographer and folklorist Roland Freeman hitched his hopes to a humble caravan of mule-driven wagons. The Mule Train left the small town of Marks, in the Mississippi Delta, for Washington, D.C. It was part of Martin Luther King Jr.'s last major effort to mobilize impoverished …

Black History

4 Must Read Books After Watching 'Black Panther'

<b>1. The Black Jacobins by C.L.R James</b><p>This book sheds light on Toussaint Louverture, leader of the revolution, and his rise and fall to power. It tells …

Black History

The three minute prayer that can change your life

Every year millions of people around the world observe Lent, a 40-day period of reflection and fasting that lasts from Ash Wednesday to Easter Sunday. Many people approach this occasion with the best of intentions—to slow down, be more patient, and pray. But in our busy, fast-paced world, taking …

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In June 1929, more than 100 African American employees of the Norfolk and Western Railway’s Bluefield, West Virginia, shops gathered for a photograph …

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<b>Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammad and Louis Farrakhan photographed by Lloyd Yearwood, circa 1960</b><br>Louis Farrakhan denied ordering the assassination of Malcolm …

Lift Every Voice and Sing sculpture was designed as a temporary installation ...

<b>Lift Every Voice and Sing</b> sculpture was designed as a temporary installation in the 1939 World's Fair, by Harlem Renaissance artist and sculptress …

Black History Month

Legendary jazz singer Sarah Vaughan takes her time in getting ready in her dressing room.<p>Aretha Franklin at an album-recoding session at Columbia …

Black History

5 incredible ways to use your smartphone's camera you never knew until now

Unless you’re a serious photographer, you probably don’t carry a digital camera anymore. There’s no need: A typical smartphone comes with at least one camera, and lenses are sharper and more dynamic than ever. Even pro photojournalists often turn to their Samsung Galaxy, and entire feature films …

Michael Jackson - Man In The Mirror (Official Video)

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Poor Bronny Bron: Funniest Memes From The Cavs-Warriors III Finale

1 of 23<p>❯<p>❮<p>— Brandon 🔌 (@Jus1Nyt) June 13, 2017<p>Hilarious Memes From Cavs-Warriors Game 5<p>Cavs-Warriors III lived up to the hype and ended …