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Smithsonian's Black History Museum on Track for 2016 Opening
Museum director hopes the building will be open before President Obama leaves office....


Commentary: Honoring Black Lives on Memorial Day
Keith Boykin pays tribute to Black men and women who have lost their lives to violence in America....


Oldest National Park Ranger Shares Her History, Passion for Service
Betty Reid Soskin, 93, shares her family history through slavery, segregation, and the Civil Rights...


Will These Top Black Politicos Help Hillary Clinton Make History?
Former State secretary is forming a diverse campaign staff....


Obama Celebrates Black History Month, Ahead of Selma Visit
The President and First Lady paid tribute to civil rights legends and unsung American heroes during...


This Week in Black History: The First Black Woman to Receive an M.D.
Do you know Rebecca Crumpler?...


This Day in Black History: Feb. 26, 2012
Florida teenager Trayvon Martin was shot and killed on Feb. 26, 2012....


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


Philadelphia Eagles Calendar Features Riley Cooper During Black History Month
Team comes under fire for showcasing player who used the N-word in 2013....


This Day in Black History: Feb. 4, 2007
Tony Dungy, on Feb. 4, 2007, became the first African-American head coach to win the Super Bowl....


Report: Marvel Eyeing Ava DuVernay to Direct Black Panther or Captain Marvel
The Selma director could be first Black woman to helm for the company....


Brandy Recalls Her First Time on BET: 'It Was Everything'
Queen Latifah, Bobby Jones and more reflect on the network's history....


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...


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: Nov. 26, 1939
Singer/actress Tina Turner was born in Nutbush, Tennessee, on Nov. 26, 1939....


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....


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: Nov. 19, 1921
Baseball legend Roy Campanella was born in Philadelphia on Nov. 19, 1921....

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