What is Black history and culture? The story of an enslaved people who freed themselves. The sounds of poetry, oratory, and music. A long parade of workers, soldiers, artists, musicians, scholars, athletes, judges, and politicians; men and women peacefully marching right into the centers of political power. That is the story I see on Wikimedia Commons, much more than 27 images can illustrate.
Head of a Negro by John Singleton Copley, c, 1777
Dred Scott, c.1857
The Bone Player by William Sidney Mount, 1857
Flag of the 22nd Regiment, United States Colored Troops with the motto Sic Semper Tyrannis, 1865
Sojourner Truth, 1870
|West End Blues, Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five|
|Stormy Weather, Lena Horne|
|The Revolution Will Not Be Televised , Gil Scott-Heron|
|March on Washington, 15 hours of radio coverage, 8/28/1963, Educational Radio Network|
|Dr. King's speech begins at 1:30, 8/28/1963, Educational Radio Network|
Malcolm X, 1964
Sergeant Margaret Herrera and First Lady Michelle Obama, 2009
- "Special Collections, March on Washington, Parts 1-17". Open Vault. at WGBH. August 28, 1963. Retrieved September 15, 2016.
- "Special Collections, March on Washington, Part 17". Open Vault. at WGBH. August 28, 1963. Retrieved September 15, 2016.