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


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....


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


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...


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...


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....


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


This Day in Black History: June 21, 1964
Civil rights workers Michael Schwerner, Andrew Goodman and James Chaney are killed by a Ku Klux Kla...


New York Times Calls Shonda Rhimes an 'Angry Black Woman'
TV titan slams the newspaper for stereotyping her....


Black Women Are More at Risk for Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis is more common in the Black community than we once thought....


Body and Soul | A Healthy BET: Her Story on Diabetes: Miss Black U.S.A 2007
Posted Dec. 3, 2007 – ATTENTION: stop the killer! Get moving, get motivated, and get empowered.&nbs...


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


First Black Miss Israel to Dine With President Obama
Yityish Aynaw, the first Black Miss Israel, was invited to her country's state dinner where Preside...


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


CBC Chair Marcia Fudge on the State of African-American Women
Rep. Marcia Fudge urges Black women to use their voices to make change....


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

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