History

Dean's Beauty Salon and Barber Shop has evolved into a community mainstay.

A new series engages viewers with trusted voices about American politics and government.

Howard University has acquired a historic collection of photos by visionary Gordon Parks.

The National Park Service is awarding $16.2 million in grants to preserve historic landmarks connected to the civil rights movement.

The Chicago home where revolutionary activist Fred Hampton spent his childhood years has received landmark status.

Raleigh-based Saint Augustine’s University is the first HBCU to launch a women’s rowing team.

Pamela Culpepper has made history as the first Black woman appointed to serve on Prada’s Board of Directors.

Inspired by the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen, the RedTail Flight Academy is empowering the next generation of Black aviators.

Tracy Morgan will make history as the first Black person to receive the Friars Club Entertainment Icon Award.

A statue commemorating the life and legacy of trailblazing abolitionist Harriet Tubman was unveiled at Philadelphia’s City Hall.

Janet Rollé will make history as the American Ballet Theatre’s first Black CEO and executive director.

Fashion visionary Dapper Dan will receive the CFDA’s Lifetime Achievement Award.