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Idris Elba, Ben Carson and the Good Negro Trap
Keith Boykin on white gatekeepers in today's society....


So, You Want a Real Black President, Huh?
Writer Keith Boykins writes that Rupert Murdoch doesn't want a "real" Black president. Instead, Mur...


Black Women Leaders Talk About the Power of Education
First Lady Michelle Obama hosts intergenerational panel of women civil rights leaders....


This Day in Black History: July 26, 1998
Larry Doby and Joe Rogan were inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on July 26, 1998....


Commentary: Why Baseball Needs More Than All-Star Brandon Phillips
Brandon Phillips is a Black All-Star baseball player, but the MLB needs more than just him to bring...


Commentary: Has Black History Month Become a Joke?
Distasteful Internet memes devalue Black History Month, one post at a time....


This Day in Black History: May 7, 1943
On May 7, 1943, the SS George Washington Carver was launched....


Commentary: Black History Month Can’t Forget to Salute Curt Flood
Star centerfielder Curt Flood's actions paved the way for big contracts for current Major Leaguers....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 7, 1926
Dr. Carter G. Woodson founded Negro History Week. Also, author, comedian and actor Chris Rock born....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 19, 1875
Celebrated Black historian and educator Carter Godwin Woodson was born in New Canton, Virginia....


Cuba Gooding Jr., Lyriq Bent to Star in Book of Negroes
Louis Gossett Jr. and Aunjanue Ellis will also star....


The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill Will Be Added to the Library of Congress
The R&B star's award-winning debut will be inducted with 24 other classic albums....


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...


Florida A&M Confirms First Female President, Elmira Mangum
Florida A&M University selects Elmira Mangum as its new president, the first woman to lead the hist...


Commentary: Should Black History Month Be a Global Holiday?
For decades, Black History Month has been a time for African-Americans to reflect on the contributi...


2010 South Carolina Manual Removes 'Negro' and 'Scalawag' Tags
2010 South Carolina Manual Removes 'Negro' and 'Scalawag' Tags...


Obama: Follow Dorothy Height's example of service
Obama: Follow Dorothy Height's example of service...


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


Commentary: The Dutch Tradition of Blackface Fuels the Fire of a Movement
The traditional Dutch blackface holiday character of Zwarte Piet (Black Peter), plainly offensive t...


Commentary: The Netherlands’ Blackface Holiday Parade Marches On
The traditional portrayal of St. Nicholas in the Netherlands includes blackface representations aki...

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