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Commentary: The Kennedy Affection Felt by So Many Black Americans
For Black Americans of a certain era, John F. Kennedy is a highly beloved figure, largely because o...


Obama Opens JFK Tribute With Freedom Medals
President Obama awards Freedom Medals to Oprah Winfrey, former President Bill Clinton and others....


This Day in Black History: Jan. 20, 1961
Mahalia Jackson performed at President John F. Kennedy's inaugural ball on Jan. 20, 1961....


Commentary: Remembering the Pioneering Spirit of Chuck Stone
Chuck Stone, the longtime writer for the Philadelphia Daily News, died at 89 after a sparkling care...


Sen. Ted Kennedy Dies at 77
Sen. Ted Kennedy dies at 77. Send condolences....


Tens of Thousands Pay Tribute to Ted Kennedy
Tens of thousands pay tribute to Ted Kennedy....


This Day in Black History: July 2, 1964
President Lyndon Johnson signs the Civil Rights Act of 1964 into law....


This Day in Black History: June 11, 1963
Vivian Malone and James Hood become the first two Black students to register at the University of A...


Did Jackie O. Diss Martin Luther King Jr.?
Former First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy described the civil rights leader as “phony” and “tricky” in a...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 10, 1960
Andrew T. Hatcher named associate press secretary to President John F. Kennedy....


Barack Obama To Host Kennedy Center Honors
Barack Obama To Host Kennedy Center Honors. The president will hand out awards to five iconic artis...


Edward Kennedy Released From Hospital
Posted May 21, 2008 – A cheering throng of well-wishers greeted Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) as he...


Strong Black Vote Gives Obama S.C. Win | News | BET.com
Posted Jan. 26, 2008 – Barack beat Hillary bad in South Carolina Saturday night. :: AD :: ...


A Very Special Throwback Thursday With Maya Angelou and Friends
Maya Angelou becomes first African-American, first woman and second inaugural poet....


RFK-owned Emancipation Proclamation up for Auction
RFK-owned Emancipation Proclamation up for Auction...


Maya Angelou, Bill Russell Receive Presidential Medal of Honor
President Barack Obama honored poet Maya Angelou, basketball great Bill Russell, Congressman John L...


Performing Arts Icon Debbie Allen Signs on to "Join the Pacemakers" Campaign
Debbie Allen tells BET.com about the “Join the Pacemakers” campaign to encourage people living with...


Academics Say Newt Gingrich's Policies Are Harmful to Black America
Newt Gingrich has risen to Republican Party front-runner status. But his candidacy has drawn sharp ...


President Obama Travels to Puerto Rico
President Obama's trip to the small island aims to help him win support among mainland Latino voter...


Eric Holder Calls for National Voting Standards
Attorney General Eric Holder said the country's current registration system is "antiquated" and the...

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