Rosalynn Carter, Former First Lady, Dead at 96
The lifelong mental health advocate was married to former President Jimmy Carter for 77 years.
This Day in Black History: Nov. 7, 1972
Barbara Jordan and Andrew Young were elected to Congress.
Obama Welcomes African Leaders for Unusual Dinner
A one-of-a-kind affair put on for a one-of-a-kind gathering.
This Day in Black History: July 19, 1971
Patricia Roberts Harris starts 2nd term as health secretary.
Commentary: Obama Proves Himself a Champion of Voting Rights
Obama says voting is a right not to be tampered with.
Obama to Headline Civil Rights Summit in Texas
Leaders to honor Lyndon B. Johnson's contributions.
The US, Mandela and a Not-So-Smooth History
For years, Mandela was on the U.S. list of terrorists.