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This Day in Black History: May 2, 1920
The Negro National League, the first financially successful all-black baseball league, held its fir...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 19, 1921
Baseball legend Roy Campanella was born in Philadelphia on Nov. 19, 1921....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 3, 1920
The Negro National League, one of several leagues established for Black baseball players in the 192...


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....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 13, 1920
Andrew "Rube" Foster organizes the first African-American baseball league, the Negro National Leagu...


This Day in Black History: August 23, 1900
Booker T. Washington founded the National Negro Business League in Boston....


Negro Leagues Baseball Featured on New Stamps
U.S. Postal service celebrates Negro Leagues....


Obama, Black Leaders Focus on Economic Hard Times
WASHINGTON – Prominent African-American leaders pressed President Barack Obama on Wednesday t...


Commentary: Why the Negro Leagues’ Hall of Game Matters
Dave Winfield, Joe Morgan, Lou Brock, Roberto Clemente enter shrine in a salute to Black baseball....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 3, 1920
The Negro Baseball League celebrates its 86th anniversary on Feb. 3, 1920....


National Urban League Convention Kicks Off in Chicago
National Urban League Convention Kicks Off in Chicago...


Mostly White Private School Hires First Black Leader
A mostly White private school in North Carolina makes history by hiring its first Black leader....


Buck O'Neil
John Jordan "Buck" O'Neil, the first Black coach in Major League Baseball, finally got acknowledged...


Bloody Sunday Bridge Is Now an Historical Landmark
Edmund Pettus Bridge has been added to National Register of Historic Places....


Driven to Showcase America’s Best Black Art
The Detroit Institute of Arts named its gallery of contemporary African-American art after Roy S. R...


Pa. Exhibit Showcases Legendary Black Photographer
For more than 40 years, Charles "Teenie" Harris — as lead photographer of the influential Pittsburg...