The Postal Service Celebrates Black History Month Issuing a Forever Stamp Honoring Richard Allen, Founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church

Marks the 39th Stamp in the Black Heritage Series PHILADELPHIA — The U.S. Postal Service today kicked off the national observance of Black History Month with the dedication of a Forever stamp honoring preacher, activist and civic leader Richard Allen for his inspirational life and profound contribution to American history. The ceremony was held at…

Overcoming Obstacles

Black History Over Time Through the Eyes of Roy Douglas Malonson By: Rebecca S. Jones PRAIRIE VIEW – Recently, Prairie View A&M University held a Black History Month celebration. The university has designated the theme for the month as “A Century of Black Life, History and Culture.” Students, Pastor Lloyd Giles of the House of…

Fight to Save Bricks Moves into High Gear at City Hall

Darwin Campbell, African-American News&Issues Houston- The Freedmen’s Town Coalition is petitioning the City of Houston to use preservative rather than restorative methods when revamping historic Andrews and Wilson Streets in Freedman’s Town/Fourth Ward. To freedom fighters working on the issues, nothing is more important than saving Black history and the group means business when it…