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This Day in Black History: May 5, 1865
Community activist, author and pastor Adam Clayton Powell Sr. was born in Franklin County, Virginia...


A Contentious Reelection Battle in Harlem for Charlie Rangel
Charles Rangel, the longtime congressman from Harlem, is again in a highly competitive race with ch...


Commentary: The Trouble With Charlie Rangel
The New York congressman should be grooming a younger generation of African-Americans to lead in po...


Final Hours of Campaigning Before Voters Decide on Rangel
Rep. Charles Rangel, the longtime Congressman from Harlem, who is now 84, is seeking another term i...


After Four Decades in Congress, Rangel to Seek 23rd Term
At age 83, longtime Harlem congressman Charles Rangel will seek a 23rd term in the House of Represe...


Major Owens, Longtime Congressman From Brooklyn, Is Dead at 77
Major Owens, the longtime congressman from Brooklyn, is dead at age 77....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 2, 1981
Hazel Scott, renowned jazz pianist, died on Oct. 2, 1981....


Commentary: Minority 2.0
Blacks have been a minority in America since the country was founded. But now even traditionally Bl...


Commentary: The Consistently Underestimated Charlie Rangel
Charles Rangel, the longtime Harlem congressman, is consistently underestimated in his political pr...


Charles Rangel Wins Hotly Contested Democratic Primary in New York
Charles Rangel won his most hotly contested re-election contest by overtaking three challengers in ...


For Charles Rangel, A Cloudy Political Outlook
After 40 years of service, Harlem Congressman Charles Rangel finds his reelection prospects dimmed ...


Commentary: Herman Cain Is Wrong About Planned Parenthood
Far from being an agent of "genocide," as Herman Cain outrageously charges, Planed Parenthood helps...


Scion of Harlem Congressman Announces Challenge Rangel
Scion of Harlem Congressman to Challenge Rangel...


40 years after 1st win, NY Rep. Rangel runs again
40 years after 1st win | NY Rep. Rangel runs again...


Respected Black Writer Dies
Posted Dec. 14, 2008 – Dorothy Sterling, known for her ability to engage young readers with her int...


Oldest Black Frat Gets Fat Gift From First Black Senator
Posted Nov. 26, 2008 – Sen. Edward Brooke and his wife donated $100,000 to Alpha Phi Alpha, confirm...


NYC Museum Features Exhibition on Apollo Theater
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Apollo Theater launched the careers of such legends as Ella Fitzge...


Two More Harlem Streets Named for Black Leaders
Two More Harlem Streets Named for Black Leaders...