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Commentary: Mother’s Day Is Meant for Activism
In May, BET and the National Action Network are launching M.O.M. (Mothers on a Mission) Against Urb...


This Day in Black History: Oct. 12, 1932
Comedian and activist Dick Gregory was born on Oct. 12, 1932....


Uganda’s Gay Community Fights Back
Ugandan coalition of gay activist groups launch an ambitious campaign against anti-gay hatred....


Uganda Jails Gay Activist’s Killer
Internationally shamed for its public hostility to homosexuals, Uganda sentences the killer of slai...


Black Transgender Activist in North Carolina Found Dead
Homecoming king and advocate Blake Brockington committed suicide....


Authorities Search for Killers of 4 Men in San Francisco
Community leaders fear more violence in retaliation for the fatal shooting of four young black men....


Activism Is Part of the New Congressional Black Caucus Chairman's DNA
A look at the life of Rep. G.K. Butterfield....


Turnout Is Key to What Could Be a Historic Election Day in Ferguson
The election is the first since Michael Brown's death....


Transgender Activist Janet Mock Blasts Piers Morgan for "Sensationalizing" Her Life
The talk show host angered Mock by referring to her as a boy....


Activists Want Danziger Bridge Renamed
The African-American Leadership Project has announced a proposal to re-title the structure where th...


Missouri Governor Appoints Ferguson Commission
The 11-person group includes two pastors, a university professor, a 20-year-old community activist ...


Why Laverne Cox Uses Her Fame to Advocate for LGBT Youth
The Orange Is the New Black star opens up about being bullied as a child....


Throwback Thursday: Karen Bass, Community Organizer
Rep. Karen Bass knows how to get things done....


Kids Off the Block Founder Supports Chicago Youth With Courage
In light of Chicago’s recent struggles to stop gun violence among the city’s youth, BET.com spoke t...


Girl in Historic March on Washington Photo Identified
An image stored in the National Archives with the caption, "young child in March on Washington," ha...


"Call Me Kuchu" Film Brings Visibility to Uganda's LGBT Community
In the documentary "Call Me Kuchu," several of Uganda's prominent LGBT activists are shown battling...


Talib Kweli Helps Raise Over $100,000 for Ferguson
Brooklyn MC’s defense fund will distribute money to various community organizations....


Essence Atkins: Actress, Mother, AIDS Activist
Actress Essence Atkins tells BlackDoctor.org how she got involved with the Greater Than AIDS campai...


Respect My Vote: The Hip Hop Caucus Merges Community and Politics
Reverend Lennox Yearwood Jr. builds hip hop's voting power....


Ugandan Gay Activist Slain After Photo Published
Newspaper published activist's photo along with potentially deadly headline....

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