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This Day in Black History: June 7, 1998
James Byrd Jr. was murdered by three white supremacists in Jasper, Texas....


Three White Supremacists Found Guilty of Hate Crime
Three men were convicted of a federal hate crime charge in Houston related to a racially motivated ...


James Byrd's Killer Is Also Scheduled for Execution Tonight
In the wake of Troy Davis’ planned execution, Lawrence Russell Brewer is scheduled to be put to dea...


FBI Says Blacks Targeted in Majority of Racial-Bias Crimes
A new FBI report reveals that 70 percent of hate crimes nationwide are perpetrated against Blacks....


Senate Expands Hate Crime Law
Despite concerns from conservative groups, the U.S. Senate Thursday overwhelmingly passed landmark ...


This Day in Black History: Dec. 25, 2006
James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, died at age 73 on Dec. 25, 2006....


Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia Dies at 92
Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia dies....


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


Remembering the Night Obama Won
Posted Nov. 10, 2008- I write this piece on the eve of my beautiful grandmother’s birthday. My gran...