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#CivilRightsTwitter: If Historical Figures Tweeted Today
Twitter has been on 100. From drama surrounding the Black Lives Matter organizers and Bernie Sander...


Black Women Are Fastest Growing Group of Entrepreneurs in America
The number of businesses owned by African-American women has skyrocketed by 322 percent between 199...


This Day in Black History: May 25, 1919
Entrepreneur Madame C.J. Walker died at age 51....


March Marks Women’s History Month
For 31 designated days, the U.S. acknowledges the accomplishments of females worldwide during Women...


Commentary: Earl Lloyd, a Hero We Should Not Forget
First Black NBA player dies, but no one should let what he did for Black America die with him....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 23, 1867
Madame C.J. Walker is born on a plantation near Delta, Louisiana....


Summit Dinner Evokes the Spirits of Great Black Women
An expression like “sisterhood is powerful” can sound awfully corny sometimes, except, of course, w...


Commentary: Oprah’s Comments and the Backlash from the Right
Oprah Winfrey’s statement that President Obama faces racism seems reasonable enough – but not to th...


Commentary: Has Black History Month Become a Joke?
Distasteful Internet memes devalue Black History Month, one post at a time....