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Suzan-Lori Parks' Trilogy Wins Kennedy Prize for Drama
"Father Comes Home from the Wars (Parts 1, 2 & 3)" premiered last fall at New York City's Public Th...


Son of Ex-Slave Who Fought in Union Army Dies at Age 97
Luke Martin Jr., the son of an ex-slave and Civil War Union soldier, has died — 179 years after his...


Edward Brooke, First Black Popularly Elected Senator, Honored
Secretary of State John Kerry eulogized the late liberal Republican as "a man of consummate dignity...


Selma Civil Rights Milestone Marked by First Black President
Obama commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Selma-to-Montgomery marches....


Meek Mill Lashes Out at Wale
Philly rapper goes to war with MMG label mate, calls him a "cornball."...


The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Will Be Added to the Library of Congress
The R&B star's award-winning debut will be inducted with 24 other classic albums....


Historical Society to Honor First Black Civil War Regiments
The Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott in Pennsylvania will commemorate the 150th a...


Obama to Headline Civil Rights Summit in Texas
President Obama and other leaders to honor Lyndon B. Johnson's contributions....


Commentary: The Black Veteran Exemplifies Patriotism
What explains the Black vet's willingness to serve, fight and die for a country with such a difficu...


This Day in Black History: May 28, 1863
The 54th Massachusetts Infantry, the most famous African-American regiment, leaves Boston for comba...


Treach Releases "Tall Midget" Diss Record
The Naughty By Nature rapper slams former group member, Vin Rock....


UPDATE: Jackson Siblings Barred From Katherine Jackson's House
MJ's kids lawyer up against Janet, Jermaine and Randy....


Casting News: New Roles for Phylicia Rashad, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
The Belle actress will star opposite Matthew McConaughey....


Brandon Broady, host of BET's The Xperiment, to Attend CIAA
Get to know the comedian and rising star....


The Civil War Still Divides Blacks and Whites
After 150 years, the Civil War means different things to different people in the United States -- t...


How a Black Man Became One the Civil War's First Heroes
William Tillman retook his ship from Confederate privateers....


Kerry Seeking Cease-fire, Aid for Syria
Secretary of State John Kerry is headed to Paris and Kuwait on Saturday to rally international supp...


Rebels in Ivory Coast Besiege Abidjan
Rebels fighting to install Ivory Coast's democratically elected president began besieging the main ...


Freedom House Sees Disturbing Global Decline in Democracy
Global freedom has suffered a disturbing decline with 60 percent of the world's population, or 2.6 ...


Black SC Civil War Vet Honored with Grave Marker
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Almost 100 years after his death, a black Union Civil War vet from South C...

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