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African Americans

African American Women's Firsts: Part Two (Photo Gallery)

The MAKERS mission is to assemble the largest collection of women's stories ever. Read More »

African American Women's Firsts: Part One (Photo Gallery)

Our MAKERS mission is to assemble the largest collection of women's stories ever, and so during Black History Month, we take a look at the unknown stories of African American women and the incredible firsts these women were able to accomplish despite the persecution, segregation and racism they f Read More »

Tonight! The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

“The story of the African American people is the story of the settlement and growth of America itself, a universal tale that all people should experience,”  Henry Louis Gates, Jr. To the amazing MAKERS community, Read More »