Picturing Black History

Photographs and stories that changed the world

A collaboration of     and    

Fauziyatu Moro

Fauziyatu Moro is a historian and Ph.D. student at the University of Wisconsin-Madison specializing in 19th and 20thcentury West Africa. Her research interests include urban history, migration, popular culture, gender, and women’s history. Fauziyatu earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Ghana.



Listen to Fauziyatu discuss Black history and her essay.

Content by Fauziyatu Moro

Picture of Bob Marley singing

A Lyrical Revolution

Four photographs capture how music embodies a long tradition of global Black engagement and the goal of justice for all Black people.