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Nas Discovers the Slave Owner Who Purchased His Ancestors
Rapper appears on Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr., sees bill of sale for his great-gr...


Nas Uncovers Ancestor's Bill of Sale
New York native traces his roots back to slavery and is now "on a mission to find out more."...


This Day in Black History: Sept. 5, 1859
Harriet Wilson on Sept. 5, 1859, became the first African-American woman to publish a novel in the ...


Commentary: Is There a Dearth of Black Public Intellectuals?
Is there a dearth of Black public intellectuals?...


Gates Explores Black Culture in Latin America
"Black in Latin America" is a thoughtful travelogue through Mexico, Peru, Cuba, Haiti, the Dominica...


Report: Harvard Scholar Henry Louis Gates Arrest Avoidable
Report: Henry Louis Gates' arrest was avoidable....


Report: Black Harvard Professor Donated Handcuffs
NEW YORK – Harvard professor Henry Louis Gates Jr. says he he's donated the handcuffs used on...


Charge Against Harvard Professor Gates Dropped
Harvard University’s top expert on Black history and culture | won’t be prosecuted on a disorderly ...


Police: 911 Caller in Gates Arrest Never Mentioned Race
The woman who made the 911 call that got Henry Louis Gates Jr. | arrested never mentioned race....


Star Jones, Damon Wayans Jr. Support Django Unchained
Despite criticism, the controversial film is a favorite with celebs....


It’s Rare to Find a Black American With 100 Percent African Ancestry
Henry Louis Gates, the noted Harvard professor, says there are few if any Black Americans who have ...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 30, 1912
Famed photographer Gordon Parks was born on Nov. 30, 1912....


Nas Receives Harvard Hip Hop Fellowship Honor
Prestigious university spotlights influence of iconic MC....


Harvard Professor Settles With Cambridge Police Over Discrimination
Neuroscientist S. Allen Counter recently settled a federal discrimination claim against the Cambrid...


A Free Opportunity to Study Your Black Heritage
A company is offering 10,000 Blacks the chance to look into their heritage and figure out where the...


Scandal Wins Peabody Award
Orange Is the New Black, Key & Peele also awarded....


This Day in Black History: March 31, 1988
Novelist Toni Morrison wins a Pulitzer Prize for Beloved on March 31, 1988....


Those We Lost In '07
BET's "Those We Lost" celebrates | mourns | and remembers the influential members of the community ...