black history

Beyoncé's 'Cowboy Carter' Cover Art Sparks Buzz With 'Beyincé' Spelling

The singer's family's history is engrained in both names and the state of race relations at the start of the Civil Rights Movement.

How Bob Marley’s Message of Peace and Freedom United a Nation, If Only For One Night

It was only a short-lived moment in 1978, but only one person could attempt to heal a politically divided and broken nation.

Black + Iconic: Bayard Rustin

Morgan State University junior Dave, reflects on the significance of having an LGBTQ leader in the Civil Rights movement fighting for freedom.

Huntington Beach, Calif., Cancels Black History Month and Other Diversity Observations

Black History Month along with other monthly heritage-themed commemorations will no longer be formally observed in the city.

Fla. Gov. DeSantis Didn’t Influence Decision To Revise AP African American Studies, College Board Says

Conservatives complained that the course included a ‘woke’ agenda.

In New Revision, Slavery, BLM, Other Topics Covered in AP African American Studies Curriculum

An earlier pilot course faced opposition from Florida Gov. DeSantis, who said it had a ‘woke’ agenda.

Bass Reeves: Lawman, Legend, Lore! Who Was He and Why is His Story Important?

The frontier marshal is said to have brought thousands of outlaws to justice. A new Paramount+ series tells his story.
Equal Justice Initiative, Kiss Case

Two Black Men Recount Their Childhood Trauma of Being Arrested, Jailed, and Beaten After White Girl Kissed Them on the Cheek

In one fateful moment, the lives of James Hanover Thompson and David Simpson were forever changed, destroying their childhood innocence and perpetually tying them to “The Kissing Case.”
CBS Morning Correspondent Lisa Ling sits with the AP African American study group.

‘CBS Mornings’ Investigates Controversy Over AP African American Studies

Contributor Lisa Ling embeds in a high school class for an exclusive report on the course that has made conservatives irate.

Children's Book Author Claims UK's Stonehenge Was Built By Black People

In her new book Brilliant Black British History, Atinuke was a predominantly Black country “for more than 7,000 years before white people came."

Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson Urges Educators to Teach Nation’s History Of Racism

She warned that the erasure of Black history leads to "complacency and ignorance.”