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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: Dec. 13, 1967
Actor, singer and comedian Jamie Foxx was born in Terrell, Texas, on Dec. 13, 1967....


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...


This Day in Black History: Nov. 18, 1977
Ku Klux Klan member Robert Chambliss convicted for murders of four little Black girls in the 1963 b...


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....


Q-Tip Gives Iggy Azalea a Hip Hop History Lesson
Rap veteran schools “Fancy” rapper in a series of tweets....


Azealia Banks Calls Out Iggy Azalea for Lack of Response to ‘Black Issues’
Outspoken hip hop star wonders why “Fancy” rapper hasn’t weighed in on controversy over Eric Garner...


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. ...


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....


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


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


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


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


Commentary: What Nine Words? Viola Davis Makes History Without Making a Sound
Last night's groundbreaking episode of How to Get Away With Murder made viewers proud....


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

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