Month March 2024

Amanirenas: The Kushite Queen Who Defied Rome

Queen Amanirenas was a fierce African military leader who defended Kush (modern-day Sudan) against Roman conquest. Even with her husband and son being killed during the conflict as well losing an eye in battle she persevered. Click the link to learn more.

The Legacy Of The Black And Tan Republicans

The Black and Tan Republicans were African American Republican Party members who advocated for African American political representation during Reconstruction. Click the link to learn more.

Cakewalk Chronicles: Satire In Every Step

Originating in the 19th century, the cakewalk was a dance performed by enslaved people of African descent to mimic the dancing of white slave owners. Click the link to learn more.

Michele A. Roberts: First Woman To Lead The NBA Players Association Union

Michele Roberts made history as the first female executive director of the NBA Players Union. Click the link to learn more.

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