Category: Historical Profile

A profile of the Whitelaw Hotel which was established in 1919 and developed, designed, and financed by Black professionals.

Historical Profile

A profile of Marian Wright Edelman, the first Black woman admitted to the Mississippi State Bar and Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF).

Historical Profile

A profile of Lois Mailou Jones a visual artist whose 70-year career overlapped the 47 years she spent teaching upcoming notable Black artists at Howard University.

Historical Profile

A profile of Ahmed Sékou Touré a politician in Guinea who helped to lead the country to independence and became the first president.

Historical Profile

A profile of Alain LeRoy Locke, a gifted scholar, philosopher, and the “Father of the Harlem Renaissance”.

Historical Profile