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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....


Black Press Legend: John J. Oliver Jr. Speaks on Future of Black Newspapers
The publisher of the Afro-American newspapers, John J. Oliver Jr., speaks on the legacy of the Blac...


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


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: Jan. 10, 1864
Black innovator George Washington Carver was born on Jan. 10, 1864....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 27, 1963
W. E. B. Du Bois died in Ghana, West Africa, on Aug. 27, 1963....


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


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...


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, ...


Black Women Leaders Talk About the Power of Education
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts intergenerational panel of women civil rights leaders....


Being Eric Holder
Part two of BET.com's exit interview with Attorney General Eric Holder....


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 ...


Migos Blasted Over $1,000 Donation to Atlanta High School
"Versace" rappers called out for not giving more money....


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...