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Byzantine-Style Iconographer Tells Story Behind Martin Luther King Jr. Icon

An iconographer paid tribute to iconic civil rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. by creating a Byzantine-style icon that portrays him as a martyred saint. This icon is the work of Robert Lentz, who had been living in a cloistered...

John Wesley Gilbert: The First African-American Archaeologist Was Fascinated with Athens

John Wesley Gilbert, the son of slaves, became a renowned archaeologist and the first Black man to receive an advanced degree from Brown University.