Center leaders discuss upcoming Africa-U.S. Cities Conference in Johannesburg, South Africa

By DaQuan Lawrence, Politics Reporter, Howard University News Service The Center for African Studies (CAS) at Howard University in Washington, D.C. and the African Center for the Study of the United States (ACSUS) at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa, are currently partnering with the Johannesburg Convention Bureau, North Carolina Central University and


Decades of Black History Lost in Overgrown Pennsylvania Cemetery Until Now | PhotosVideos

*(CNN) — Before she became one of America’s most-decorated Special Olympics athletes, before the made-for-TV movie and the shared stages with actor Denzel Washington and Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama, Loretta Claiborne was a great-granddaughter — of one Anna Johnson. Johnson died mysteriously after the 1969 race riots in Claiborne’s hometown of York, Pennsylvania.