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This Day in Black History: Nov. 30, 1924
On this day in black history, we celebrate the life and achievements of the first Black congresswom...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 15, 1992
"The Jacksons: An American Dream" premiered on ABC on Nov. 15, 1992....


Three Black Politicians Make Congressional History
A senator, Black female Republican and the 100th woman are headed to Capitol Hill....


Party of Nine: Black Senators Celebrate Their Contributions to U.S. History
Sen. Tim Scott hosts a Black History Month event honoring former and current African-American senat...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 16, 1920
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 1, 1945
The first issue of Ebony magazine was published on Nov. 1, 1945....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 3, 1983
Jesse Jackson announced that he would run for president of the United States on Nov. 3, 1983....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 7, 1972
Barbara Jordan and Andrew Young were elected to Congress on Nov. 7, 1972, becoming the first Blacks...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 11, 1999
Serena Williams became the second African-American woman to win the U.S. Open title on Sept. 11, 19...


BET Amps Up Mega Specials for 15th Anniversary of BET Awards
BET Networks is pleased to announce the return of its acclaimed music mega-specials for 2015....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 31, 1950
Earl Lloyd became the first African-American to play in an NBA game on Oct. 31, 1950....


This Day in Black History: July 6, 1957
Althea Gibson became the first African-American to win Wimbledon on July 6, 1957....


Russell Wilson Scores Big, Makes African-American History
Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks make history and set NFL records in Super Bowl XLVIII....


Commentary: Sports Fans Can’t Afford to Let History Die in Silence
Aging Willie Mays, Henry Aaron, Ernie Banks and Monte Irvin have tales we all need to hear....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 10, 1950
Ralph Joseph Bunche becomes the first African-American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize....


This Day in Black History: May 20, 2003
Ruben Studdard becomes the first Black winner of American Idol on May 20, 2003....


Black History Month Exclusive: Meagan Good, Kevin Hart and More Quote African-American Films
Hollywood's A-list tells us the Black movies with the best one-liners....


Former US Senator Edward W. Brooke Dies at 95
Brooke, a Republican, was the first Black person to be elected by popular vote....


Ebony Seeks Buyer for Historic Photo Archive
The massive collection has been valued at an estimated $40 million....


California Attorney General Launches Bid for US Senate Seat
Kamala Harris hopes to fill seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara Boxer....

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