The Journal of African American History, formerly The Journal of Negro History, was founded by Dr. Carter G. Woodson on January 1, 1916. Since then, the Journal has evolved into the leading scholarly source on African American life and history. Now, in its 97th volume, The Journal of African American History explores "African Americans and Movements for Reparations: Past, Present, and Future," and the articles and reviews shed new light on past activities and point to new directions.
Isabel Wilkerson, the first African American/Black woman to win the Pulitzer Prize in journalism and author of the masterpiece book: "The Warmth of Other Sons." She studied journalism at Howard University where she was editor-in-chief for the Howard University Hilltop student newspaper.
William Lloyd “Little Willie” Adams went from being a numbers runner on the streets of Baltimore to the city’s first prominent African-American venture capitalist, bankrolling numerous black-owned businesses such as Super Pride supermarkets and Parks Sausage.