Jacksonville FL’s First Black Drivers Are a Symbol of Change After City’s Integration

The little white girl bounded up the steps of the Murray Hill bus, hopping from one foot to the other with excitement. She beamed...

Can Racial Harmony Become a Reality in America?

Ever since historian Carter G. Woodson began Negro History Week in 1926 (a period expanded and then officially recognized as Black History Month in...

Tragic: Father Charged with Driving Under the Influence in Death of Daughter on First...

A 12-year-old girl has been killed on her first date after she was dragged by her father's SUV as she tried to get out...

Henry Louis Gates Jr. on How Many Slaves Wrote Narratives

Editor's note: For those who are wondering about the retro title of this black-history series, please take a moment to learn about historian Joel...

Black Republican Senate Hopeful Draws Hitler Mustaches on Anti-Obama Posters

Rabble-rousing Texan, Kesha Rogers (pictured), an African-American running for the U.S. Senate as a Democrat, wants President Barack Obama impeached and seemingly gets a kick out of drawing...

Theatres in NYC, DC, and Chicago Host Short Plays About the Killing of Trayvon...

Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, in association with Victory Gardens Theater, is presenting “Facing Our Truth: Short Plays on Trayvon Martin, Race and Privilege” — six...

Memphis Mayor A. C. Wharton to Speak at New Orleans Conference on Preventing Violence...

A conference on preventing violence among young black men will draw Memphis Mayor A C Wharton and a team of city officials to New...

University of Northern Iowa to Host 3rd Annual Conference on African-American Children and Families

The University of Northern Iowa will host the third annual Conference on African-American Children and Families from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday in...

ESPN Analyst Chris Broussard to Join Rappers Andy Mineo and MC Jin to Talk...

Chris Broussard, an ESPN analyst who came under fire last year for speaking out on openly gay NBA player Jason Collins, will join rappers Andy Mineo...

In “Preaching Funerals in the Black Church,” Author Peter Wherry Makes Funeral Preaching a...

ATLANTA, GA, (February 4, 2014) - In an age where it is more comfortable to go to the "house of feasting" than the "house...

First Minority Teen Academy for Girls at Princeton University Seeks Applicants

New York, NY, (February 20, 2014) - For the fourth straight year, the At the Well Young Women's Leadership Academy will be held on...

A Younger Generation Questions the Viability of Black History Month but Still Sees Value...

They were born long after the Jim Crow laws that officially divided American society were banished to history's dustbin. Their lives began more than...

Navy Sexual Assault Case for Joshua Tate Will Move Forward, According to Lawyer

A lawyer representing a former Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault says the case against his client is going forward after a...

Missouri to Perform Fourth Execution in Four Months

A man convicted of abducting, raping and killing a Kansas City teenager in 1989 will be executed using a lethal drug provided by a...

NBCI Demands Jail Time for Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell if Convicted in the Name...

Continued Corruption Will Leave Politicians Answering to God The National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) a faith-based coalition of 34,000 churches comprised of 15 denominations and...

Texan and Tea Partier Katrina Pierson is Vying to Become the First Black Female...

Katrina Pierson isn’t who most people picture when they think of the Tea Party. The movement is, according to a recent poll, 83 percent white, and...

Eric Holder Tells State Attorneys General “You Don’t Have to Defend Homosexual Marriage Bans”

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder urged his state-level counterparts to recognize that they're not required to defend any state ban on same-sex marriage, speaking to...

Michelle Obama Honors Cicely Tyson

Michelle Obama says African-American History Month is about "honoring those who came before us" and "resolving to do our part to live up to...

Rev. Al Sharpton says NFL Penalty For Using the Word “Nigger” Is a Good...

Penalizing players for using the N-word is a good first step. It shows a recognition that there is a problem in football specifically, and in...

Malcolm X’s Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz Writes Children’s Book about Her Dad

Malcolm X’s daughter Ilyasah Shabazz has written and published a new children’s book about the early life of her iconic father. Titled “Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew...