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This Day in Black History: Dec. 5, 1955
The Montgomery Bus boycott began on Dec. 5, 1955, setting the stage for desegregation in public tra...


This Day in Black History: April 17, 1990
Ralph David Abernathy was the best friend to Martin Luther King Jr., and King's successor as head o...


Commentary: The GOP’s Fantasy About the End of Racism
The Republican National Committee sent a tweet saying that Rosa Parks’ role in the Montgomery Bus B...


Commentary: For Martin Luther King Jr., It All Started With Reluctant Leadership
Celebrating the life of Martin Luther King compels Americans to consider the conditions under which...


Commentary: Nonviolent Boycott of Israel Is Just
Israel’s policies for Palestinians amount to apartheid and make a boycott as appropriate as the boy...


Kanye West To Assist In Protest Of Arizona's Immigration Laws
Kanye West To Assist In Protest Of Arizona's Immigration Laws...


Commentary: For Jet Magazine, An End of An Era
A reflection on the historic role of Jet magazine, which after more than 60 years as print publicat...


Commentary: Clarence Thomas’s Strange History Lesson
The only Black justice on the United States Supreme Court offers some strange reflections on race i...


Commentary: A Spark Finally Ignites in Nigerian Abduction Crisis
It took weeks for the world to focus on the kidnapping of more than 275 young women in Nigeria....


Commentary: The Well-Deserved Controversy Over Donald Sterling
The Clippers owner is in the midst of a self-induced firestorm over racist comments he made....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 13, 1956
U.S. Supreme Court rules segregation on Alabama buses unconstitutional....


The Freedom Riders’ Story Will Live On, Forever
An Alabama Greyhound station is converted into a museum to commemorate the historic journey....


News| Remembering Rosa | Too Tired To Be Oppressed
Posted October 25, 2005 -- When Rosa Parks sat down for justice, she motivated lots of African-Amer...


Civil Rights Icon Johnnie Carr Dies | News | BET.com
Posted Feb. 25, 2008 – The list of aging civil rights giants shrunk a second time in a week. On Fri...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1940
Congressman and activist John Lewis was born on Feb. 21, 1940....


On 50th Anniversary, Protesters Reflect on Success of 1960s Lunch Counter Sit-Ins in Greensboro
Protesters Reflect on Success of 1960s Sit-Ins...


Mississippi To Make Civil Rights History Part of K-12 Curriculum
See what school district is rolling out a civil rights curriculum....


Commentary: Good Riddance Artur Davis
Artur Davis' plan of putting naked ambition ahead of his constituents' interests is not a good stra...