Jay Wright: The Past and Present African American Story

Jay Wright.

Wright won both a Guggenheim and a MacArthur fellowship, and taught at Yale University where he was also awarded their prestigious Bollingen Prize. (Image: via Jay Wright)

The African-American Ballerina Bringing Ballet to the Streets of New York

Ballerina Aesha Ash.

For most of her career, Aesha Ash was the only African-American ballerina dancing with the New York City Ballet. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)

Australia Finally Honors Sprinter Peter Norman

A statue of Peter Norman.

A statue of Peter Norman has been installed in Melbourne. (Image: Screenshot via YouTube)