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This Day in Black History: May 6, 1960
On May 6, 1960, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed the Civil Rights Act of 1960, establishing fe...


Commentary: A Supreme Court Decision that Remains a Benchmark
The anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education by the Supreme Court is cause for reflection....


This Day in Black History: Sept. 24, 1957
President Dwight D. Eisenhower orders federal troops to escort nine Black students, nicknamed the "...


Black History Month Spotlight: Archie A. Alexander
In an era when few African-Americans went to college, Archie A. Alexander, an Iowa-born engineer, b...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 29, 1957
Congress passes the Civil Rights Act of 1957 on Aug. 29, 1957....


Commentary: Herman Cain Now Certain Blacks Will Vote for Him
After saying African-Americans have been “brainwashed” by the Democrats, Cain is backtracking to sa...


Obama Takes His Debt Ceiling Argument to the People
President Obama held a press conference Monday night to convince the American public that his debt ...


Obama Discusses Faith at National Prayer Breakfast
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that his faith has deepened during his two ...


Commentary: Why Obama May Be the Best President Since WWII
Keith Boykin claps back at Obama's recent poll numbers....


Obama and evangelist Billy Graham share a prayer
Obama and evangelist Billy Graham share a prayer...


Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia Dies at 92
Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia dies....


David Oyelowo: Hollywood's It Guy
The actor tells BET.com about his new film 96 Minutes, the upcoming movie The Butler and more....


Little Rock Schools Fight for Desegregation Program
Three Little Rock school districts argue desegregation program is about giving parents more options...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 21, 1949
Baseball legend Jackie Robinson awarded the Freedom Foundation medal....


Ben Ali, Founder of DC's Ben's Chili Bowl, Dies
Ben Ali | founder of DC's Ben's Chili Bowl | dies....