(CNN) -- Josh Gibson, one of the greatest sluggers in the history of the Negro Leagues, could become big league baseball's single-season batti…
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Paducah-McCracken County NAACP President J.W. Cleary confirmed Coleman's death to Local 6 in a phone call Friday night.
Each Election Day, there's no doubt where you'll find Benny Heady. "I know I'm gonna' vote. If I'm living, I'm gonna' vote," says Heady.
On May 17, 1875, just a decade after the Civil War ended, 15 jockeys raced around Churchill Downs’ track during the inaugural Kentucky Derby. Thirteen of those 15 riders were black.
A southern Illinois mayor wants to a create a monument of a prominent Black man to inspire the community.
The African American Museum of Southern Illinois needs your help.
Without the precision of "human computer" Katherine Johnson, NASA's storied history might've looked a lot different. Her calculations were responsible for safely rocketing men into space and securing the American lead in the space race against the Soviet Union.
The impact of the African-American community is woven into every facet of life in this southern community. From buildings to parks, many parts of Paducah are steeped in black history.
The impact of the African-American community is woven into every facet of life in this southern community.