The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund Is Preserving Spaces Crucial to Understanding Black History

Throughout history, the legacy of passing down familial and communal stories orally — generation by generation — has remained essential for Black communities. Slavery and racism have long made it difficult for most Black families to maintain physical records about their ancestors. Recently, there’s been an effort for even the well-documented history of the Black American […]

Sojourner Truth Finds a Permanent Home In Akron

Towanda Mullins spent the morning of May 29 praying rainy weather would subside in time for the unveiling of a plaza and statue in honor of activist Sojourner Truth. Mullins, chairperson of the Sojourner Truth Project-Akron, had been working on the project for more than five years. As an Akron, Ohio, native however, she’s been […]