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Lady Gaga to Launch the Born This Way Foundation
It will support initiatives that empower youth and denounce bullying....


Black Professors Snag MacArthur “Genius” Grants
Two African-American professors have received MacArthur grants for their work dealing with complex ...


Black History Month Rising Star: Dinaw Mengestu
BET.com talked to author and MacArthur grant-winner Dinaw Mengestu, and asked him about the signifi...


Carrie Mae Weems Opens at the Guggenheim in NYC
The 2014 BET Honors Visual Artist reflects on her stellar career....


This Day in Black History: June 22, 1947
Science fiction writer Octavia Butler was born....


Commentary: Blacks and Native Americans Share Common Ground
Tiya Miles, a MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient and chair of the African-American Studies Departme...


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


Cecelia Munoz Appointed New White House Domestic Policy Council Director
Cecilia Munoz will replace Melody Barnes as head of the White House Domestic Policy Council....


African-Americans with Graduate Degrees Live Longer
Study finds that African-Americans with bachelor's degrees or higher live longer than Blacks withou...


Obama Picks Alabama Doctor for Surgeon General
President Obama has chosen a well-known Alabama family physician to be the next surgeon general....


Video: President Obama's Speech at West Point
Video: President Obama's Speech at West Point...