Buffalo Soldiers

Inside is a photo gallery of the life and times of the Buffalo Soldiers, the first Army regiment made up of completely Black men.

July 28 marks the annual celebration of Buffalo Soldiers Day, a commemorative holiday that celebrates the legacy of the Buffalo Soldiers.

Looking to teach your family about the rich and storied heritage of Black people who migrated out of the American South to parts north and west during the 19th and 20th centuries? Make that lesson come to life by taking Amtrak’s California Zephyr from Chicago to Denver, and visit cultural landmarks in each city. View the photo gallery for […]

President Barack Obama has used the second term of his presidency to make a series of moves that have figured prominently in defining the African-American experience. After honoring Civil Rights pioneer Rosa Parks with a statue inside the U.S. Capitol building last month, President Obama will announce the designation of five monuments, two of which […]