Abraham Galloway, an African-American bricklayer by trade, became a leader of the abolition cause and built a network of freedom fighters deep in the Slave South.
The two-day Festival celebrated the 20th anniversary of the Robey Theatre Company, dedicated to developing "innovative new plays written about the Black experience."
At its peak, the National Negro Congress (NNC) included over 3,000 civic, religious, fraternal, labor and community organizations representing millions people.
Twenty-five years ago today Spike Lee's union-made blockbuster movie on race and racism, "Do the Right Thing" was released in theaters nationwide.
The Unemployed People's Movement: Leftists, Liberals, and Labor in Georgia, 1929-1941 challenges the notion that Southern white workers were incapable of action with African Americans.
"Public Intimacy" is not outwardly political, but it raises questions about the legacy not only of apartheid but of the freedom struggle itself.
Ed Rampell will give a video presentation with laser focus on Hollywood feature films and television productions that are shot and set in Hawai'i.
Daniel Beaty doesn't miss a beat in his one-man tribute to African American Paul Robeson, the son of a runaway slave who went on to become an actor, activist and Renaissance Man.
Jesus may have had a Last Supper but Cesar Chavez had a Final Fast.
Go see the film. It's flawed, but its heart is in the right place.