Noire Histoir Posts

The Center for Civil and Human Rights is located in Downtown Atlanta in Pemberton Place, the park complex that houses the Georgia Aquarium and World of Coca-Cola. Spread across three floors, the museum focuses on the Civil Rights Era, global human rights, and features special exhibits related to these topics.

Places

A profile of Aaron Douglas who is most notable for being a visual artist during the Harlem Renaissance.

Historical Profile

In this episode of the career interview series, we’ll be hearing from Tuwisha Rogers-Simpson, a Marketing and Partnerships Executive that was born in Cincinnati, Ohio and raised in East Orange, New Jersey. After college, an internship connected her with a group of women who took her under their wings and provided guidance and mentorship. That experience set her on a path of achievement that now includes several successful multicultural and integrated marketing campaigns.

Career Interview

A profile of E.D. Nixon who is most notable for his work as a civil rights leader in Montgomery, Alabama during the 1940’s and 1950’s.

Historical Profile

“King Leopold’s Ghost” by Adam Hochschild is the story of how King Leopold II of Belgium used violence and coercion to gain control of the Congo. In this review, I discuss how on a larger scale the book also provides a perspective on how various European powers carved up Africa for their own gain.

Books