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First African-American Woman to Fly U-2 Spy Plane Promoted
Lt. Colonel Merryl Tengesdal is making history....


Why More Black Families Are Homeschooling Their Children
African-American families have become one of the fastest-growing demographics in home education....


Fandor Launches Spotlight on Black Cinema
Streaming service curates films on the African-American experience....


Lack of Diversity Yielded Lowest Oscar Ratings in 6 Years
Nielsen contends that when Black nominees are left out, Black people tune out....


Commentary: Why the Affordable Care Act Matters to African-Americans
Valerie Jarrett and Sylvia M. Burwell talk about why health care is so important....


Report Explores HIV Rates Among Black Gay Men
African-American gay men account for 53 percent of all new Black HIV infections....


NBA Pioneer Earl Lloyd Dies at 86
Forward became first Black player in league's history back in 1950....


Designating Monuments, Obama Touts Conservation as US Ideal
A South Side Chicago neighborhood is now a national monument....


Obama Celebrates Black History Month, Ahead of Selma Visit
The President and First Lady paid tribute to civil rights legends and unsung American heroes during...


African-American Film Critics Name Selma Best Film of 2014
Ava DuVernay's drama continues to rake in awards....


Bank of America to Pay $335 Million Settlement Over Discriminatory Loans
Bank of America settles $335 million dollar suit with the Justice Department after the bank alleged...


Kevin Washington Becomes First Black CEO of National YMCA
The Philadelphia native has been working at the worldwide organization since 1978, most recently as...


Credit Suisse Creates Program to Support Black Entrepreneurs
The global finances service company announced that the Entrepreneurs Circle would provide African-A...


Capitol Hill Staffers Stage Walkout to Protest Garner, Brown Grand Juries
Staffers and lawmakers show solidarity with families and protesters....


The Party's Over: Black Voters Must Turn Out for Themselves
The time has come for African-Americans to vote for their own interests....


Lil Boosie: African-American Is the Worst Race
Louisiana rapper discusses race relations, drugs and more. Explains why "the white man" is just "do...


Genetic Breast Cancer More Common in African-Americans
Why the BRCA gene matters to Black women....


Three in 10 Americans Have Diabetes and Don’t Know It
Eight million people are undiagnosed for “the sugar.”...


Michelle Obama: African-Americans Owe It to Ancestors to Get Educated
FLOTUS covers Essence magazine and talks about teaching her daughters perseverance and accountabili...


McDonald's Celebrates and Honors African-American Leaders With 365 Black Awards on BET
Hosted by Terrence J and Tika Sumpter McDonald's honors African-American activists and leaders with...

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