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Southern Baptists Elect First Black President
The Rev. Fred Luter Jr. was officially elected as the president of the Southern Baptist Convention,...


Baptist Group’s New President Responds to Bias Against Black Couple
The newly elected Black president of the Southern Baptist Convention said a Mississippi church deci...


Southern Baptists Elect Black Pastor to No. 2 Spot
Rev. Fred Luter becomes the new vice president of the historically racist Southern Baptist Conventi...


SCLC Co-Founder Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth Dies
Rev. Fred Shuttlesworth, civil rights icon and co-founder of the Southern Christian Leadership Conf...


Photo of the Day: A Capitol Homecoming for Frederick Douglass
A bronze statue of Frederick Douglass is unveiled in the U.S. Capitol....


This Day in Black History: March 18, 1922
Fred Shuttlesworth, born Fred Lee Robinson, was born on March 18, 1922, in Mount Meigs, Alabama....


Palin to Obama: Honor Martin Luther King by Not Playing the Race Card
Gov. Sarah Palin, in Facebook post, accuses Obama of playing the race card but doesn't say how....


Sentencing Nears for Former New Orleans Mayor
Ex-New Orleans mayor Ray Nagin will learn his fate on July 9....


Frederick Douglass Statue to be Erected in U.S. Capitol
Members of the House of Representatives voted to add Frederick Douglass to the U.S. Capitol’s colle...


Tavis Smiley Ousted as Martin Luther King Keynote Speaker
Tavis Smiley has been replaced as a keynote speaker at a Martin Luther King Jr. luncheon because of...


Mike Epps Apologizes for Racist Photo
Image depicted a Black man beating three white men with a whip....


Commentary: The Oscars Are So White That...
Hollywood seems to reject Black actors when they play strong African-American figures....


Annie , Selma and Viola Davis Receive Golden Globe Nominations
Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black also scores big....


On the Record With ... Lonnie Bunch III
Inspired by his family’s legacy and lessons of manhood, museum director Lonnie Bunch III gives back...


Q&A: Hill Harper Keeps Saving the World
The actor on upcoming literary festival, public service work and surviving tax season....


Ziggy Marley: "We Are Humbled by the Love Given to Our Father"
Bob Marley's son discusses Marley, which is in theaters today....


Charles Steele Steps Down as SCLC Chief
After a half-decade as the leader of this civil rights group | he's leaving....


Legendary CBS Anchor Walter Cronkite Dies at 92
Legendary CBS anchor Walter Cronkite dies at 92....


Gay Marriage Surfaces as an Issue in State Races
Gay Marriage Surfaces as an Issue in State Races...