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Nas Joins Oprah, Maya Angelou and More as a Recipient of the DuBois Medal
He's the first rapper to receive the honor....


Census: 1 in 5 American Children Depend on Food Stamps
Last year, 16 million children under the age of 18 in the U.S. relied on food stamp assistance....


This Day in Black History: June 6, 1939
Children’s rights activist Marian Wright Edelman was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina, on June...


Commentary: Walking While Black
Widespread outrage over the senseless killing of Trayvon Martin, a young Black man who was doing no...


Queen Latifah, Patti Labelle, Venus Williams to Be Honored at Black Girls Rock!
Girl power event to air November 3 only on BET....


This Day in Black History: May 11, 1968
The Poor People's Campaign arrives in Washington, D.C....


Momentum Builds for Rescheduled Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Dedication
The official dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial has been rescheduled for Sunday and ...


Obama Salutes Martin Luther King
The president urged Americans to not settle for what is and fight for what ought to be....


Holly Robinson Peete’s Whirlwind Mother’s Day Weekend
"The Talk" host gets an award, hits Vegas and gets flowers from Justin Bieber....


Pres. Obama to Join Celebs, Leaders and Activists at Urban League Centennial In D.C.
Pres. Obama to Join Celebs | Leaders and Activists at Urban League Centennial In D.C....


Opinion: Jena Rally Is About More Than Six Black Teens!
Posted Sept. 20, 2007 – Could the rally in the tiny town of Jena, La., awaken the Black community –...


Shocked by Barack | News | BET.com
Posted Jan. 28, 2008 – Hillary Clinton thought she had it made. :: AD :: After eight years of watch...