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This Day in Black History: Sept. 17, 1983
At age 20, Vanessa Williams became the first Black woman to be crowned Miss America when she won th...


Fifty Years After Ole Miss Is Integrated, the School’s History Is Recalled
The history of James Meredith, the first Black student at the University of Mississippi 50 years ag...


Some Black Miss. Voters Cross Party Line for GOP Candidate
Some Black Democrats and independents in Mississippi are planning to vote for incumbent Republican ...


Obama Says Mistrust of Police Corroding America
President Obama speaks at Congressional Black Caucus Foundation dinner....


Miss America Nina Davuluri Shares Weight Loss Journey
The beauty queen shed more than 50 pounds....


Miss America Is Running for Congress
Former Miss America Erika Harold launches a bid for the U.S. Senate....


J. Cole Releases New Single, "Miss America"
The first track from the rapper’s upcoming sophomore album, Born Sinner....


Former Miss America Ericka Dunlap Claims Racism at Beauty Pageant
She claims she was forced out of her seat during last weekend's event because she's Black....


This Day in Black History: July 23, 1984
Suzette Charles is crowned the second Black Miss America....


This Day in Black History: Aug. 17, 1968
The first Miss Black America Pageant was held in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Aug. 17, 1968....


Miss Black America Launching Nationwide
Miss Black America launching nationwide. The program will provide studies before the pageant....


Miss Teen USA to Promote Anti-Bullying Message
Logan West was bullied for "not acting her skin color."...


McDonald's Celebrates and Honors African-American Leaders With 365 Black Awards on BET
Hosted by Terrence J and Tika Sumpter McDonald's honors African-American activists and leaders with...


Commentary: Can the Thunder Strike Wins Without Kevin Durant?
Reigning MVP breaks foot and looks as if he’ll miss a sizable chunk of the NBA season....


Concert Review: Vanessa Williams Still Has the Right Stuff
The former Miss America brought the house down at Caesars Hotel and Casino....


Don’t Miss the Powerful Film Endgame: AIDS in Black America Tonight, July 10
Endgame: AIDS in Black America, written and directed by Renata Simone, takes a look at the epidemic...


This Day in Black History: March 18, 1963
Vanessa L. Williams was born in Millwood, New York on March 18, 1963....


At Ole Miss, Black Students Remain Troubled by Recent Racist Incidents
Black students remain troubled by racist incidents at the University of Mississippi....


Terence Archie: ' Rocky Is Part of the American Story'
Rocky the Musical's Apollo Creed talks Broadway and more....


Miss Wisconsin USA Gives Up Her Crown
Miss Wisconsin USA, Shaletta Porterfield, resigns after being accused of identity theft....

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