Tag Archives: African-Americans

1972: Empty

Sam Gilliam: Empty (1972)

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1976: In the Heart of Civilization

Jungle Action Vol. 2, #19 (January, 1976) Cover Artists: Gil Kane, Dan Adkins, & Irv Watanabe

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1935: Fixing her Hair

Serge Sudeikin: Fixing her Hair (Ruby Elzy in “Porgy and Bess,” 1935) (1935) (listen)

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1973: Bikers Take a Break

Roland L. Freeman: Bikers Take a Break. Sunday Afternoon in Druid Hill Park, Baltimore, Maryland, September 1973 (source)

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1966: Please, Please, Please

James Brown on the Ed Sullivan Show, 1966

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1986: The Fist

Robert Graham: Monument to Joe Louis in Detroit, Michigan (1986) Louis—whose family moved to Detroit in 1926—was the world heavyweight boxing champion from 1937 to 1949 and one of the greatest heavyweights of all time. He is considered the first … Continue reading

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1910: James A. Saunders

Patrolman James A. Saunders, Plainfield NJ’s first African-American police officer. Saunders was a member of the force from 1895 to 1917. (source)

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