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Maya Angelou to Receive National Literarian Award
Dr. Maya Angelou will receive the Literarian Award for lifetime achievement this year from the Nati...


Kicking Off National Financial Literacy Month
April has been dedicated to helping consumers effectively handle money, establish healthy financial...


Historians: Thomas Jefferson Did Not Father Children by Hemings
A new book reignites the Jefferson–Hemings paternity debate, and a group of historians claim that T...


Black Professors Snag MacArthur “Genius” Grants
Two African-American professors have received MacArthur grants for their work dealing with complex ...


Chris Canty Foundation to Host Reading Buddies in Baltimore
Ravens defensive end talks books, football and Ray Rice....


Amazon No Longer Selling Guide for Pedophiles
NEW YORK – Amazon is no longer selling a self-published guide for pedophiles. It wasn't immed...


Ellis Cose
Ellis Cose bio....


Local Icon Deanna Moore Uplifts Thousands in Georgia Community
Deanna Moore holds many titles — community leader, business owner, author, life coach and holder of...


Maya Angelou Play in Development by Tavis Smiley, Kenny Leon
The project will be a stage adaptation of Smiley's new memoir, "My Journey with Maya."...


New Mandela book offers personal portrait
New Mandela book offers personal portrait...


S. Africa: Mandela reunites with World Cup trophy
S. Africa: Mandela reunites with World Cup trophy...


Kanye West’s Mom, Donda West, Remembered on Her 60th Birthday
On what would have been her 6oth birthday | Kanye West mom’s friend honors her memory....


HBCU Student Stephen Allsop Wins Coveted Science Award
NCCU student Stephen Allsop wins prestigious Goldwater Science award. Get details....


In South Africa, Talk of Mandela's Mortality
South Africans of all ages speak out about Nelson Mandela's legacy in South Africa, how they are de...


Melky Jean
Singer and philanthropist will join the 'Weekly with Ed Gordon' panel....


Q&A: Liya Kebede Blossoms on Screen in "Desert Flower"
The model discusses her career-making performance....


Obamas Earned $789,674 in 2011
The Obamas earned $789,674 and paid $162,074 in total tax in 2011, according to their tax returns....


Teen in Consensual Sex Case Is Going to College| News | BET.com
Posted Jan. 11, 2008 – Genarlow Wilson, who spent two years of a 10-year prison term for having con...