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This Day in Black History: July 5, 1852
Abolitionist leader Frederick Douglass gave the speech, "The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" ...


This Day in Black History: Aug. 12, 1922
Frederick Douglass' house became a dedicated national museum on Aug. 12, 1922....


Frederick Douglass' Church Joins Endangered List
Frederick Douglass church added to most endangered list....


Frederick Douglass' church joins endangered list
Frederick Douglass' church joins endangered list...


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...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 7, 1989
L. Douglas Wilder becomes the first Black governor in the U.S. on Nov. 7, 1989....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 3, 1847
Frederick Douglass published the first issue of the North Star, an anti-slavery paper on Dec. 3, 18...


What Exactly Is Black History Month?
BET.com breaks down the roots of the celebration dedicated to the accomplishments of African-Americ...


Famous Douglass 4th of July Speech Has Echoes of Obama Era | News
Famous Frederick Douglass 4th of July speech has echoes of Obama era....


CPAC Attendee Says Slavery Was Good for Blacks
A white attendee at a conservative summit defends slavery and segregation....


Book Written During Slavery Is Donated for “Generations to Come”
Jeffery M. Leving donates Frederick Douglass’ 156-year-old book to Chicago State University....


Mass. Anti-Slavery Hub to Reopen After Restoration
Following a $9 million restoration, the African Meeting House, the nation's oldest Black church bui...


Abortion Battle Heats Up Over Race
Rep. Trent Franks introduces bill that prohibits abortion based on a fetus's race or sex. Civil and...


Commentary: We Can't Sweep Black History Under the Rug
Keith Boykin reminds America it needs to come to terms with its past....


Commentary: Federal Court Right Not to Overturn a Ref’s Bad Call
Black high school in Oklahoma gets its day in court but loses its quest to replay a game....


Commentary: Remember When Harlem Was Black?
Gentrification is changing America's most famous African-American community....


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


Young Thug Says 'F**k the Cops' in Baltimore Protests
The Atlanta rapper posted his message on Instagram....


Wale Talks Baltimore Protests on CNN
"The people just want to be heard," says DMV rapper....


Bokeem Woodbine: “It’s Not in My Nature to Chop People’s Heads Off”
The actor talks his latest role, playing street-types and fans’ perception of him....

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