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Jobs on the Fall River Line steamships paid well in the 1850s with an average pay of about $14 per month, and some up to... [Read More]
February is Black History Month. Its precursor was launched by historian Carter G. Woodson, founding editor of The Journal of Negro History.In 1926, Woodson suggested... [Read More]
We share memories and stories with our rich and diverse voices telling stories of hardship, happiness, and humor. These are the stories that weave into... [Read More]
Dozens of families filled the Amherst Cinemas Monday to see the movie, "Hidden Figures," which provides a lesson in black history. [Read More]
The Rev. Mariama White-Hammond says there's no denying that the country's divides are deep, from wealth and poverty to race and religion. "We're in for... [Read More]
Joel Christian Gill returns to discuss his latest comic Strange Fruit Volume Two: More Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History. [Read More]
Jamila Lyiscott, an assistant professor of social justice education at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, was the keynote speaker at the 2018 Fox Cities Annual... [Read More]
Thirty-three years ago this month, UMass Boston's Wheatley Hall was named after slave-turned-poet Phillis Wheatley. Wheatley was the first African American woman poet to be... [Read More]
Fifth graders created a simulated wax museum at Springfield's Martin Luther King Jr. charter school of excellence. [Read More]
Luvvie Ajayi and Kimberly Juanita Brown will each speak on Feb. 22, as the celebration of Black History Month continues at Mount Holyoke College.  ... [Read More]
From uncelebrated stories in Black History to suspense dramas: new books you and the entire family can enjoy... [Read More]
WPRI 12 Eyewitness News on is Providence, New Bedford, Fall River news and weather. We're coverage you can count on in Rhode Island and... [Read More]
More than 120 juniors created a Black History Month museum in Northbridge High School's field house Thursday morning, with 70 projects showcasing the struggles and... [Read More]