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President Obama Considers Revoking Bil Cosby's Medal of Freedom
Congress put forth a bill to sever ties with the fallen icon....


Obama on Bill Cosby Scandal: 'Any Civilized Country Should Have No Tolerance for Rape'
Also says there's "no mechanism" for revoking Medal of Freedom....


Bill Cosby Is Not Welcome at the Smithsonian
They'll keep his art collection, though....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 15, 2006
B.B. King received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Bush on Dec. 15, 2006....


Obama Opens JFK Tribute With Freedom Medals
President Obama awards Freedom Medals to Oprah Winfrey, former President Bill Clinton and others....


Aretha Franklin: The Timing Is 'Very Good' for Her Broadway Play
Queen of Soul considers making a musical of her life story....


Obama: Ernie Banks Was Beloved by Baseball Fans Everywhere
President, First Lady releases statement on Mr. Cub's death....


Charlie Sifford, 'Jackie Robinson of Golf,' Dies at 92
Sifford broke down PGA's color line in 1960....


Rosa Parks Family Reflects on Items at Library of Congress
Civil rights icon's niece says she's glad her belongings found a home....


Former US Senator Edward W. Brooke Dies at 95
Brooke, a Republican, was the first Black person to be elected by popular vote....


Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte Honored by Harvard
A group of eight esteemed individuals, including civil rights hero U.S. Rep John Lewis, D-Ga. and "...


Vietnam War Hero Melvin Morris Receives the Medal of Honor
Staff Sgt. Melvin Morris is one of 24 veterans who received the Presidential Medal of Honor....


There's a 'Strong' Likelihood That Ben Carson Will Run for President
Ben Carson takes another baby step on the road to the White House...


Obama Mourns Death of Poet, Author Maya Angelou
President Obama and former President Bill Clinton honor Maya Angelou....


This Day in Black History: Sept. 18, 1951
World-renowned neurosurgeon Dr. Benjamin Carson was born on Sept. 18, 1951....


Toni Morrison to Receive Presidential Medal of Freedom
The White House announced novelist and Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison will be among 12 other accompli...


'March: Book Two' Shows All Sides of Civil Rights Movement
Georgia Democratic congressman and Civil Rights Movement icon John Lewis hopes his latest graphic n...


Rosa Parks Archive Open to Public for First Time
The Library of Congress collection will be digitized and available online....


Muhammad Ali to Receive Liberty Medal on Thursday
Retired boxing great Muhammad Ali will visit Philadelphia to receive the Liberty Medal, an award re...


Obama, Clinton Families Pay Tribute to JFK
Presidents Obama and Clinton participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington Cemetery....

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