Black History

Who Is A. Philip Randolph? 5 Things You Need to Know

By Lyn Hughes Ph.D. and F. Finley McRae (A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum Founding Collection) America’s political, economic and social landscape is dotted with trees bearing fruit from A. Philip Randolph’s vision, courage, genius and pragmatic leadership. On the national stage, that leadership began Read More


March on Washington: Then and Now

Norman Hill, former president A. Philip Randolph Institute By Norman and Velma Murphy Hill NNPA Guest Columnists Fifty years ago, 250,000 people gathered at the Lincoln Memorial to call for justice and equality for all Americans. As the anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Read More

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Can March on Washington’s Unity be Duplicated?

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist In five months, we will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington. In 1963, the March was jointly called by the Civil Rights Movement’s “Big Six” – A. Philip Randolph, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Roy Wilkins, Whitney Read More