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Alex Haley's Son Spars Over Historic Malcolm X Letter
A letter written by Malcolm X currently resides in a library at Syracuse University, but according ...


This Day in Black History: April 18, 1977
Alex Haley was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in journalism for his groundbreaking novel "Roots."...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 11, 1921
Alex Haley, the author of Roots and the autobiography of Malcolm X, was born on Aug. 11, 1921....


Laurence Fishburne Confirmed to Star in Roots Remake
Black-ish star will play the role of Alex Haley, originally portrayed by James Earl Jones....


2 workers killed in Tenn. post office shooting
Two gunmen opened fire Monday at a post office in a rural West Tennessee town that was home to "Roo...


Opinion: Honor Malcolm X by Hearing His Words
Opinion: Honor Malcolm X by Hearing His Words...


Queen Marathon
Halle Berry stars in this film about fitting in as a young woman of mixed race in post-Civil War....


Roots Marathon
The 7-part, historic mini-series airs on BET....


Remake of Groundbreaking Miniseries Roots in the Works
The 1977 classic will get an update....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 16, 1957
Actor LeVar Burton was born in Landstuhl, West Germany on Feb. 16, 1957....


Editorial: Tiger and the Three Titles No Black Woman Should Want
Editorial: Tiger and the Three Titles No Black Woman Should Want...


Rosa Parks Family Reflects on Items at Library of Congress
Civil rights icon's niece says she's glad her belongings found a home....


SC Rep. Jenny Horne Makes Passionate Speech on Removal of Confederate Flag
The confederate flag is seeing its final day on the South Carolina State Capitol as the State Senat...


The Humanization of Malcolm X
Two of Malcolm X's daughters have come out against portions of the latest book that examines the li...


BET.com Exclusive: Unreleased Clip From Malcolm X: 20-Year-Anniversary Edition
Spike Lee’s 1992 biopic goes to DVD and Blu-ray loaded with unreleased bonus features. See an exclu...


Out of Spotlight, GOP Hopefuls Prepping for 2012
White House hopefuls are hiring staff, testing messages for the powerful conservative base of the G...