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Smithsonian's Black History Museum to Get $10 Million Gift
The Smithsonian announced Wednesday that philanthropist David Rubenstein is making a donation to th...


Smithsonian Opening African-American History Museum Sept. 24
The Smithsonian Institution will open the National Museum of African-American History and Culture o...


Republicans Press Attacks on Obama Agenda
The party has already advanced five bills that Obama strongly opposes....


Suge Knight Gets More Time to Prepare for Robbery, Murder Cases
Judge delays hearing at request of Knight's lawyer....


Ra Diggs Given 12 Life Sentences, Plus 105 Years
Brooklyn rapper put away for drug trafficking, racketeering, and triple murder charges....


Newly Restored 13th Amendment Signed by Abraham Lincoln to be Unveiled
One of at last 14 duplicate copies of the 13th amendment signed by President Abraham Lincoln, aboli...


More Evictions, Police Standoffs Across Occupy Movement
The latest developments in the Occupy Wall Street movement against corporate greed....


Son of Ex-Slave Who Fought in Union Army Dies at Age 97
Luke Martin Jr., the son of an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died — 179 years after his...


NYC Mayor Says Stop-and-Frisk Ruling Was a "Dangerous Decision"
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is calling Monday's stop-and-frisk ruling a "dangerous decisi...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 1, 1865
Abolitionist lawyer John S. Rock became the first African-American to practice before the United St...


Chris Brown Fined for "Scary" Artwork
Neighbor says art on the outside of his house is frightening children....


Happy Birthday, Jackie Robinson!
Legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in the major leagues,...


Commentary: New Film Highlights the Real End of Slavery
"Slavery by Another Name" explains how the Emancipation Proclamation was hardly the end of Black bo...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 31, 1919
Legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in the major leagues,...


Senate Republicans Unveil Jobs Plan
Senate Republicans introduce a jobs plan that they say would create five million jobs....


The Week in Notable Quotes
President Obama, lawmakers, a former president and a Supreme Court justice weigh in on various issu...


Obama Says He's "Determined as Ever" for Gun Bill
President Obama travels to Connecticut to continue push for Congress to vote on and pass gun contro...


Commentary: What the Texas Abortion Bill Means to Black Women
What the Texas abortion bill means to Black women....


Judge doubts gay marriage ban's backers can appeal
Judge doubts gay marriage ban's backers can appeal...


New Law Labels Interns 'Highly Qualified Teachers'
SAN FRANCISCO – Civil rights advocates are blasting new federal legislation that allows states to c...

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