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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....


Smokey Robinson to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor at BET Awards 2015
And this year's recipient of the Humanitarian Award is radio legend Tom Joyner....


Vietnam War Hero Melvin Morris Receives the Medal of Honor
Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris is one of 24 veterans who received the Presidential Medal of Honor....


94-Year-Old Tuskegee Airman Honored With Congressional Medal
Irma Dryden is one of the last surviving members of the heroic unit in Georgia to receive the prest...


Exhibit Opens July 4 About Black Experience in WW2
"Fighting for the Right to Fight: The African American Experience in WWII" runs through May 2016....


#MayaForever: USPS Issues Stamp Honoring Angelou
The commemorative stamp misquotes the late author....


Martin Luther King Jr., Wife Honored With Congressional Gold Medal
The Kings were awarded the medal at an event honoring the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act ...


Obama Mourns Death of Poet, Author Maya Angelou
President Obama and former President Bill Clinton honor Maya Angelou....


Obama OKs Honor for Birmingham Bombing Victims
President Obama signs legislation to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the four black girls kil...


Obama Opens JFK Tribute With Freedom Medals
President Obama awards Freedom Medals to Oprah Winfrey, former President Bill Clinton and others....


Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas Make History at the World Championships
The two gymnasts ranked first and second place....


Obama: Ernie Banks Was Beloved by Baseball Fans Everywhere
President, First Lady releases statement on Mr. Cub's death....


Oldest Tuskegee Airman Honored With Congressional Medal of Honor
Brew Graham, 97, was one of the first Black pilots who fought in WWII....


Muhammad Ali Receives 2012 Liberty Medal
The boxing champ was praised for his activism and humanitarian efforts....


Men of Honor on BET Jan. 18th
Watch Cuba Gooding defy odds in the true story based on the life of Carl Brashear - the first Afric...


U.S. Postal Service to Honor Rosa Parks
The civil rights icon will be celebrated with a Forever Stamp....


This Day in Black History: March 17, 1833
Aaron Anderson awarded Navy’s Medal of Honor for heroic actions during the Civil War....


Muhammad Ali to Receive Liberty Medal on Thursday
Retired boxing great Muhammad Ali will visit Philadelphia to receive the Liberty Medal, an award re...


Remembering Dr. Maya Angelou on Her Birthday
The icon would have been 87 years old today....


Maya Angelou, Bill Russell Receive Presidential Medal of Honor
President Barack Obama honored poet Maya Angelou, basketball great Bill Russell, Congressman John L...

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