African Americans

Eric Battle at the "Black Lives Always Mattered!" exhibition.
A new graphic novel brings African American history in Philadelphia to life
Type: News Story
"Black Lives Always Mattered!" highlights influential figures from the city’s past.
March 26, 2020
Grad student preserves stories of African-American AIDS activists through oral history project
Type: News Story
While researching his dissertation, doctoral history student Dan Royles interviewed activists who served on the front lines of the AIDS epidemic in African-American communities to uncover the strategies they used to incite action. Royles' collection of interviews is now being archived for the use of future scholars as the African American AIDS Activism Oral History Project.
August 7, 2013
Family reunions create lasting bonds
Type: News Story
To those on the outside, the gathering at the home of Clarence Still in Lawnside, N.J. might look like just another weekend celebration. But for the hundreds who attend the Still Family Reunion it means much more. Each year, close to 400 extended family members reunite to celebrate the legacy of one of the nation’s most prominent African-American families.
August 24, 2011