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This Day in Black History: May 22, 1967
Poet, playwright and columnist Langston Hughes died in New York City....


Commentary: Remembering Black Atheists From History
The growing African-American atheist movement wants to remind you that not all Black heroes found h...


“Christmas in Harlem: The Making of the Musical Black Nativity”
BET will give you an exclusive glimpse inside the spirit stirring film starring Angela Bassett, For...


This Day in Black History: April 27, 1972
Painter and sculptor Charles Henry Alston died in New York City....


Commentary: Michael Brown's Dream Deferred in Ferguson
Another unarmed Black teenager was killed by a police officer over the weekend....


Michelle Obama Hosts First Ladies' Luncheon in Harlem
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a luncheon at the Studio Museum of Harlem Tuesday for the spouses ...


This Day in Black History: April 26, 1886
Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues," was born in Columbus, Georgia, on April 26, 1886....


Ebony/Jet Founder John H. Johnson Honored With U.S. Postal Stamp
Johnson appeared on the Forbes list of wealthiest Americans....


Legendary Filmmaker Dies
Posted Dec. 18, 2007 – St. Clair Bourne, the pioneering filmmaker who served as producer of the nat...


Civil Rights Museum Opens in Great Barrington, Massachusetts
The W.E.B. Du Bois Center in Great Barrington recently unveiled the Museum of Civil Rights Pioneers...


Denzel Washington Donates Millions, Hires Phylicia Rashad
The Oscar-winning actor gives over $2 million....


Poetry, Politics and Common Sense
Are right-wing Republicans using Common's poetry as a political wedge against Obama?...


Casting News: Cicely Tyson Returns to Broadway, Forest Whitaker to Sing for Kasi Lemmons
Oscar-winner Tyson comes back to the stage after thirty years....


A Spectacular Jurnee
Posted Dec. 21, 2007 -- The young woman wearing the form-fitting gray pencil skirt, sleeveless blac...


Iconic Black Photographer Roy DeCarava Dies
Iconic Black Photographer Roy DeCarava Dies...