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This Day in Black History: Jan. 29, 1820
American abolitionist Harriet Tubman was born in Dorchester County, Maryland....


Russell Simmons Takes Down "Harriet Tubman Sex Tape," Apologizes
Russell Simmons has apologized for a "Harriet Tubman Sex Tape" parody video that was posted to his ...


Russell Simmons Developing Harriet Tubman Biopic
Media mogul makes amends after posting offensive video....


Shola Lynch: “I'm Tired of Hearing Nobody Wants to See Stories About Black Women”
The director of Free Angela and All Political Prisoners talks her doc on the civil rights icon....


Allen West: A Modern-Day Harriet Tubman?
The Florida congressman lashed out against Democrats, calling them “overseers” in a 21st-century pl...


DC Wax Museum Adds Harriet Tubman to Collection
The Washington, D.C. Madame Tussauds has unveiled a wax statue of Harriet Tubman, the woman who led...


This Day in Black History: April 20, 1853
Harriet Tubman, abolitionist and activist, started the Underground Railroad on this day....


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


Do Google Doodles Need to Celebrate More Women of Color?
A report found that Google Doodles celebrate white men the most and women of color the least on the...


Veteran Black Film Producer Ike Jones Dies at 84
Maverick filmmaker worked with biggest talent in Hollywood....


Respected Black Writer Dies
Posted Dec. 14, 2008 – Dorothy Sterling, known for her ability to engage young readers with her int...


Russell Simmons: Kendrick Lamar Is a Better Rapper Than Macklemore
Def Jam co-founder talks Grammy Awards controversy on Reddit's "Ask Me Anything."...


This Day in Black History: Dec. 19, 1933
Actress Cicely Tyson born in New York City....


Commentary: Museum a Gem in a Struggling Detroit
The Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History may lose over $1,000,000, but shouldn’t th...


Commentary: Should Black History Month Be a Global Holiday?
For decades, Black History Month has been a time for African-Americans to reflect on the contributi...


3 LA Teachers Removed Over Choice Of Black Heroes
Three Los Angeles elementary school teachers accused of giving children portraits of O.J. Simpson |...


RNC Chairman Michael Steele: GOP Wants to Help Black Community
RNC Chairman Michael Steele: GOP Wants to Help Black Community...


Commentary: When Will We Stop Hating Blackness?
Sheryl Underwood’s recent disparaging comments about “nappy afros” prove we have more work to do....


Michelle Obama Is Writing a Book on the White House Garden
First Lady Michelle Obama will write a book about the White House garden and the benefits of health...