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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,...


Commentary: What a Difference 167 Years Makes
With election of Rev. Fred Luter Jr., the former pro-slavery Southern Baptist church gets its very ...


Obama: King Made Our Union More "Perfect"
Thousands flock to the Memorial Mall in Washington, D.C....


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


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....


Rep. David Scott Lashes Out at Civil Rights Groups for Silence on Judicial Nominees
Rep. David Scott urges civil rights leaders to publicly oppose controversial judicial nominees....


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....


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...


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...


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


Being Eric Holder
Part two of BET.com's exit interview with Attorney General Eric Holder....


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


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


Sinbad: 'Hollywood Only Picks One Black Comedian at a Time'
The comic talks his new standup special and the politics of showbiz....


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


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


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