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Zane Shares Advice for Aspiring Black Female Writers
The erotica writer also talks about inspiration and the success of Addicted....


Black Author Learns Her Grandfather Was Schindler's List Nazi Villian
Jennifer Teege's memoir, “My Grandfather Would Have Shot Me: A Black Woman Discovers Her Family’s N...


Toni Morrison Says Racism Will Be Over When This Happens
With the current uprisings against racial injustices in America, many are wondering what it will ta...


Looking for Children's Books With Black Characters? There's an App for That
Kaya Thomas developed We Read Too to help users quickly find a wider range of books....


This Day in Black History: Oct. 7, 1934
On Oct. 7, 1934, playwright, poet, critic and activist Amiri Baraka was born....


T.I., Big Boi, Killer Mike Testify Before the Supreme Court
Hip hop stars step up to defend case involving Mississippi high school student....


Kendrick Lamar Visits a New Jersey High School That Teaches To Pimp a Butterfly
K. Dot showed his appreciation to students yesterday....


Justin Simien Lands New Project, Shonda Rhimes Honored by WGA
Scandal boss wins award for Television Writing Achievement....


Amiri Baraka, Activist and Poet, Dies at 79
This founder of the Black Arts Movement was one of the greatest American writers....


This Day in Black History: July 31, 1956
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick was born on July 31, 1956....


This Day in Black History: July 3, 1944
Ruth Simmons, the first Black president of an Ivy League institution, was born on July 3, 1944....


Houston Candidate Accused of Deceiving Voters by Indicating He Was Black
In a small community college vote, a conservative white candidate is said to have beat a longtime B...


This Day in Black History: May 22, 1967
Poet, playwright and columnist Langston Hughes died in New York City....


This Day in Black History: June 14, 1921
Georgiana R. Simpson earned a Ph.D. in German literature from the University of Chicago, one of the...


Selma Wins Four NAACP Image Awards
Reggie Bythewood takes Best Director for Gun Hill....


How The Wire Can Improve Black Health
Public health officials are using the iconic television show to lessen racial health disparities....


Commentary: Why Baseball Needs More Than All-Star Brandon Phillips
Brandon Phillips is a Black All-Star baseball player, but the MLB needs more than just him to bring...


Black History Month Rising Star: Dinaw Mengestu
BET.com talked to author and MacArthur grant-winner Dinaw Mengestu, and asked him about the signifi...


Kenya Attack Survivor Says Gunmen Had Scouted the Campus
"They investigated our area," survivor Helen Titus told AP. "They knew everything."...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 8, 1986
On Oct. 8, 1986, Nigerian author Wole Soyinka became the first person of African descent to win the...

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