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New Exhibit

PARKER LEGACY ROOM

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Second
Season
Renewed!

Watch Party
1/22/22 @8pm

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AMISTAD SUMMER INSTITUTE VISITS THE CENTER

     T. Thomas Fortune was a stalwart for social justice. Born into slavery in 1856, he became one of the most influential American journalists and newspaper publishers of the 19th and 20th centuries. 

     Fortune christened his home in Red Bank, New Jersey, “Maple Hall,” where he and his family resided between 1901-1915.  Here he entertained the great African American leader Booker T. Washington and other prominent figures of the time.

     “His pen knew but one theme, the divine right of man,” said Kelly Miller, Dean of Arts & Sciences at Howard University, upon Fortune’s passing in 1928.  LEARN MORE

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"Progress goes forward ever,

backward never."     

                         - T. Thomas Fortune

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