US election 2016: Obama's half-brother to attend debate as Trump's guest
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump invites Malik Obama, the half-brother of US President Barack Obama, to attend the third presidential debate as his guest.
Here’s The House Obama Will Live In After He Moves Out Of The White House
President Barack Obama has said that he and his family will remain in Washington, D.C., after they leave the White House in January so that his youngest daughter, Sasha, can finish school. And it look...
Roots (TV miniseries)
Roots is a television miniseries in the USA based on Alex Haley's 1976 novel, Roots: The Saga of an American Family; the series first aired, on ABC-TV, in 1977. Roots received 37 Emmy Award nomination...
Roots (TV miniseries) - Wikipedia
Slave narrative
The slave narrative is a literary form that grew out of the written accounts of enslaved Africans in Britain and its colonies, including the later United States, Canada and Caribbean nations. Some six...
Slave narrative - Wikipedia
US election 2016: Obama's half-brother to attend debate as Trump's guest
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump invites Malik Obama, the half-brother of US President Barack Obama, to attend the third presidential debate as his guest.
Michelle Obama
Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (born January 17, 1964) is an American lawyer and writer. She is the wife of the 44th and current President of the United States, Barack Obama, and the first African-A...
Michelle Obama - Wikipedia
Ann Dunham
Stanley Ann Dunham (November 29, 1942 – November 7, 1995) was the mother of Barack Obama, the 44th President of the United States, and an American anthropologist who specialized in economic anthropolo...
Ann Dunham - Wikipedia
Barack Obama, Sr.
Barack Hussein Obama, Sr. (/ˈbærək huːˈseɪn oʊˈbɑːmə/; 18 June 1936 − 24 November 1982) was a Kenyan senior governmental economist and the father of U.S. President Barack Obama. He is a central figure...
Barack Obama, Sr. - Wikipedia
Lolo Soetoro
Lolo Soetoro, also known as Lolo Soetoro Mangunharjo or Mangundikardjo (EYD: Lolo Sutoro) ([ˈlɒlɒ suːˈtɒrɒː]; January 2, 1935 − March 2, 1987), was the Indonesian stepfather of Barack Obama, the 44th ...
Lolo Soetoro - Wikipedia
Children of the plantation
"Children of the plantation" was a euphemism used in the 17th-century United States to identify the offspring of black slave women by their white owners. Such children, who were legally slaves, were s...
Children of the plantation - Wikipedia
Exodus narrative in Antebellum America
The Exodus Narrative in Antebellum America was repeatedly used in early American history. Both slaves and slaveowners used the traditional biblical story to not only form their respective identities ...
African American Lives
African American Lives is a PBS television miniseries hosted by historian Henry Louis Gates, Jr., focusing on African-American genealogical research. The family histories of prominent African America...
Craig Robinson (basketball)
Craig Malcolm Robinson (born April 21, 1962) is an American college basketball coach and broadcaster. He is a former head men's basketball coach at Oregon State University and Brown University. He was...
Craig Robinson (basketball) - Wikipedia
Maya Soetoro-Ng
Maya Kassandra Soetoro-Ng (/ˈmaɪ.ə suːˈtɔəroʊ ˈɪŋ/; born August 15, 1970) is the maternal half-sister of President Barack Obama. Formerly a high school history teacher, she is a university instructor ...
Maya Soetoro-Ng - Wikipedia
Roots: The Saga of an American Family
Roots: The Saga of an American Family is a novel written by Alex Haley and first published in 1976. It tells the story of Kunta Kinte, an 18th-century African, captured as an adolescent and sold into...
Roots: The Saga of an American Family - Wikipedia
William Riley Dunham
William Riley Dunham (1856–1921), “the man known by name by more men, women and children than any other one man in Tipton County,” according to a 1912 issue of the Kempton Courier, was a member of the...
John Lomax
John Avery Lomax (September 23, 1867 - January 26, 1948) was an American teacher, a pioneering musicologist and folklorist who did much for the preservation of American folk songs. He was father to Jo...
John Lomax - Wikipedia
Slavery and the Making of America
Slavery and the Making of America is a 2004 PBS series and documentary on African American slaves and their contributions to the United States. Famous African Americans such as Colonel Tye and histori...
John Frederick Weishampel, Jr
John Frederick Weishampel, Jr. (Baltimore, Maryland, April 22, 1832 – 189?) was a printer and publisher who was prolific in the mid-nineteenth century. His print shop was located at 484 West Baltimore...
Viola Rowe Gross
Viola Denisa Rowe Gross (August 25, 1921 – February 20, 2012) from Danville, Kentucky, was a teacher, businesswoman, clubwoman and author. She served on many local, state and national organizations a...
Bo (dog)
Bo (born October 9, 2008) is a pet dog of the Obama family, the First Family of the United States. Bo is a neutered male Portuguese Water Dog. President Barack Obama and his family were given the dog ...
Bo (dog) - Wikipedia
Kunta Kinte
Kunta Kinte (1750–1822; also known as "Toby Waller") was a Gambian man who was enslaved in America. The outline of his life story was the basis for the novel Roots: The Saga of an American Family by A...
Kunta Kinte - Wikipedia
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass is an 1845 memoir and treatise on abolition written by famous orator and former slave Frederick Douglass. It is generally held to be the most famous of a n...
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave - Wikipedia
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl is an autobiographical novel published in 1861 by Harriet Ann Jacobs, an escaped slave, under the pseudonym Linda Brent. The book is strongly based on Jacobs' lif...
Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl - Wikipedia
My Bondage and My Freedom
My Bondage and My Freedom is an autobiographical slave narrative written by Frederick Douglass and published in 1855. It is the second of three autobiographies written by Douglass, and is mainly an ex...
My Bondage and My Freedom - Wikipedia
Our Nig
Our Nig: Sketches from the Life of a Free Black is an autobiographical novel by Harriet E. Wilson. It was published in 1859 and rediscovered in 1982 by professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. It is considere...
Our Nig - Wikipedia