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This Day in Black History: April 5, 1856
Booker T. Washington, noted educator and adviser to presidents, was born on this day....


This Day in Black History: July 4, 1881
Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama, holds first day of class, with Booker T. Washington servin...


This Day in Black History: April 7, 1940
Booker T. Washington is the first African-American to be honored on a U.S. stamp on April 7, 1940....


Virginia School Admin on Leave after Racial Tweet
Booker T. Washington High School Assistant Principal Amy Strickland said she never thought the imag...


Inner-City School Wins White House Commencement Challenge
Booker T. Washington High School in Memphis beats five other Commencement Challenge finalists to wi...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 14, 1915
Booker T. Washington dies at the age of 59....


Cory Booker and Tim Scott Are the Senate's Newest Odd Couple
Sens. Cory Booker and Tim Scott seek common ground on key issues....


CPAC Attendee Says Slavery Was Good for Blacks
A white attendee at a conservative summit defends slavery and segregation....


This Day in Black History: May 9, 1963
Arthur Wergs Mitchell, the first Black Democrat elected to Congress, died in Petersburg, Virginia, ...


How To Overcome The Cost Of Care
CDC director Dr. Tom Frieden weighs in on racial health disparities and health care....


Obama Calls on Congress to Pass No Child Left Behind This Year
Obama calls on Congress to pass legislation to reform elementary and secondary education and urges ...


This Day in Black History: April 18, 1868
Hampton University, the renowned African-American college, was founded on April 18, 1868....


Commentary: Cory Booker Is Not Alone in Evolving on Gay Rights
Gay rights advocates in 2013 might well be shocked and dismayed by the words of Newark Mayor Cory B...


Group Gives Black Barbie a Natural Makeover
Group gives Black Barbie a natural makeover. "Fro-lific" will be gifting some gorgeous natural-hair...


Newark Hopes Facebook Gift Translates to Results
Newark Hopes Facebook Gift Translates to Results...