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This Day in Black History: Jan. 15, 1908
On Jan. 15, 1908, Alpha Kappa Alpha, the first Greek-lettered African-American sorority, was founde...


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


This Day in Black History: Jan. 16, 1920
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc. founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 14, 1959
Motown Record Company, the first large Black-owned music company in America, was founded on Dec. 14...


Jourdan Dunn Becomes Second Black Model to Grace Cover of British Vogue
The glossy was previously called out for lack of diversity....


This Day in Black History: Dec. 10, 1950
Ralph Joseph Bunche becomes the first African-American to receive the Nobel Peace Prize....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 2, 1983
A national holiday is declared in honor of Martin Luther King Jr....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 29, 1997
Eddie Robinson coached his last football game at Grambling State University....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 20, 1977
Walter Payton sets the NFL single-game rushing record with 275 yards on Nov. 20, 1977....


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: Nov. 10, 1957
Charlie Sifford was the first African-American to win a major professional golf tournament on Nov. ...


Ebony Seeks Buyer for Historic Photo Archive
The massive collection has been valued at an estimated $40 million....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 6, 1962
The U.N. condemns apartheid in South Africa....


TLC Makes History as Kickstarter's Fastest Funded Pop Project
Group raised more than $200,000 for new album....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 5, 1994
George Foreman became the oldest heavyweight champion in the world....


Jamaican Swimmer Alia Atkinson Makes History
Becomes first Black woman to win world swimming title....


Three Black Politicians Make Congressional History
A senator, Black female Republican and the 100th woman are headed to Capitol Hill....


This Day in Black History: Nov. 7, 1972
Barbara Jordan and Andrew Young were elected to Congress on Nov. 7, 1972, becoming the first Blacks...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 3, 1983
Jesse Jackson announced that he would run for president of the United States on Nov. 3, 1983....


BET Amps Up Mega Specials for 15th Anniversary of BET Awards
BET Networks is pleased to announce the return of its acclaimed music mega-specials for 2015....

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