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This Day in Black History: August 22, 1867
Fisk University was founded in Nashville, Tennessee....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 9, 1866
Fisk University holds its first classes and Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. was founded at Howard U...


This Day in Black History: Jan. 2, 1915
Celebrated scholar and African-American historian John Hope Franklin was awarded the Medal Of Honor...


This Day in Black History: May 4, 1884
On May 4, 1884, journalist and activist Ida B. Wells was forced by a train conductor to move from h...


Where Are America's Best Black Colleges?
Posted Oct. 4, 2007 – In the latest ranking of historically Black colleges and universities, U.S. N...


America’s Foremost Black Historian Dies
Perhaps the country’s most famous Black historian dies at the age of 94....


This Day in Black History: May 1, 1901
Professor, poet and literary critic Sterling A. Brown was born on May 1, 1901, in Washington, D.C....


Two Women College Presidents Leave Strong Legacies
Hazel O’Leary and Julianne Malveaux have left their positions as presidents of Black Colleges, but ...


Ella Mae Johnson, Black Woman Who Saw Obama Inauguration, Dies at 106
Ella Mae Johnson | Black Woman Who Saw Obama Inauguration | Dies at 106...


Throwback Thursday: Rep. John Lewis's Freedom Summer
The iconic Rep. John Lewis recalls being jailed for a good cause....