nobel peace prize

Archbishop Desmond Mpilo Tutu Dies At 90

The archbishop was a powerful force for nonviolence in South Africa’s anti-apartheid movement.
UNITED STATES - AUGUST 28:  Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. addressing crowd of demonstrators outside the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.  (Photo by Francis Miller/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty Images)

This Day in Black History: April 4, 1968

Martin Luther King Jr. is assassinated in Memphis.

Nobel Official: Obama Peace Prize Didn't Have Desired Effect

Award failed to live up to expectations, insider says.

This Day in Black History: Dec. 10, 1950

Ralph Bunche wins the Nobel Peace Prize.

Queen Latifah to Host 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Rihanna, Alicia Keys among past performers.

This Day in Black History: Sept. 22, 1950

Ralph Bunche won the Nobel Peace Prize.
Bernice King

MLK’s Daughter Slams Her Brothers for Wanting to Sell Items

The King brothers want to sell their father's Nobel Prize.

Commentary: Nelson Mandela: A Brilliant Life of Noble Conviction

Former president of South Africa left legacy of integrity.

This Day in Black History: Oct. 8, 2004

Wangari Muta Maathai received the Nobel Peace Prize.
Lions, and Tigers and Mandela…Oh My! – 1997

Mandela’s 95th Birthday Is Celebrated Around the World

Help celebrate the icon's birthday by volunteering today.