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With Bill Cosby long gone, Kamala Harris is now in residence at Ben's Chili Bowl, Washington, DC USA

The Explorer's Guide to U Street Corridor

An often overlooked corner of Washington, DC that’s full of history, public art, and so much incredible food.
The Vault

8 Memorable Museums in Los Angeles

From the history of African American firefighters to zoology, L.A. has you covered.
Among his fellow senators, Walter Moses Burton was known for his style.

The Illuminating History of Walter Burton, America’s First Black Sheriff

Walter Moses Burton was born into slavery, but eventually served four terms in the Texas state senate during the progressive but brief Reconstruction period. Visiting his gravesite in Richmond, Texas, offers an important glimpse into Texas’—and the South’s—political history.
Portraits of Hiram and James Wilson.

The 19th-Century Black-Owned Pottery That Changed American Ceramics Forever

H. Wilson & Company, founded by a group of formerly enslaved potters, made an indelible mark on American craft—and American branding, too.