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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...


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...


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


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....


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