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This Day in Black History: Jan. 8, 1815
Black soldiers of the “Free Men of Color” battalion help claim an American victory over the British...


Commentary: Is The Bachelor No Place for Black Men?
Nathaniel Claybrooks and Christopher Johnson lost their lawsuit against The Bachelor, but that does...


Commentary: Will the NBA Give Donald Sterling a Free Pass?
Billionaire sportsman starts a firestorm with racist remarks about Black people....


Commentary: Death of Hurricane Carter Is a Loss for All Who Value Justice
Ex-boxer proved belief in himself trumped all the challenges stacked in front of him....


Holder Calls for a 'Color Brave' Society to Tackle Injustice
Attorney Gen. Eric Holder says progress is a measurement, not an end....


Brittany Howard of the Alabama Shakes: "I Don't Think About Color"
The singer, songwriter and guitarist talks all things rock and soul....


Health Hero: Promoting Condom Use Through Creation
B Condoms, the first Black-owned prophylactic company, makes safe sex and education a top priority....


Commentary: NBA: What Happens to the Undrafted?
Too many college basketball players, especially players of color, leave college without an NBA cont...


Commentary: Nelson Mandela’s Death Brings Muhammad Ali to Our Minds
While mourning Nelson Mandela, we remember Muhammad Ali's struggles with injustice in America....


Historical Society to Honor First Black Civil War Regiments
The Citizens for the Restoration of Historical La Mott in Pennsylvania will commemorate the 150th a...


Report: Nine Out of 10 People Stopped and Frisked in 2012 Were Innocent
The New York Civil Liberties Union has released a new report showing the flaws of the NYPD's contro...


Tracy Reese Weighs In on Trayvon Martin Killing
The designer says, "White people wear hoodies too."...


Rick Ross Explains His Trayvon Martin Line on Mastermind
Rapper issues statement amid controversy over his lyrics....


Commentary: How the AP Robbed Renisha McBride of Her Dignity in Death
News organization characterizes the 19-year-old as a "woman who showed up drunk on porch."...


Transcript: Obama's Inaugural Address
Transcript of Barack Obama's inauguration speech....


An Urgent Movement for Justice
During the past two weeks, in response to successful grassroots campaigns, two governors have relea...


Commentary: Does the Birth Control Debate Ignore STDs and HIV/AIDS?
A recent study shows that the effect of free contraception had remarkable results on teen birth rat...


Health Hero: Helping Young Women in NYC Become HIV/AIDS Peer Educators
Claire Simon, the Young Women of Color HIV/AIDS Coalition's co-founder/co-director sat down with BE...


Clap Back: Ray J and Lil Wayne Cross the Line
The photo that sent folks raging all over the Internet....


Transcript: Remembering Nelson Mandela
Remarks of President Obama at Nelson Mandela's memorial service....

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