Obama Delivers Eulogy for Civil Rights Icon
A private ceremony was held on July 30 in Atlanta.
John Lewis: In His Own Words
As we mourn the passing of a civil rights icon, BET reflects on his most powerful quotes.
President Obama Remembers John Lewis
The civil rights icon and congressman passed away on July 17 from pancreatic cancer at 80 years old.
ATL Mayor Says Gov. Trying To Stop Her From Talking to Press
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has filed a 124-page lawsuit against her as their two offices debate over the state's COVID-19 response.
Joe Biden Tells Joy Reid He Has Four Black VP Candidates
During Joy Reid's MSNBC prime time show 'The Reid Out,' Biden confirmed that he has four Black vice presidential candidates.
Cop Who Killed George Floyd Charged With Felony Tax Fraud
Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis Police cop charged with second-degree murder in the George Floyd killing, has been charged with nine counts of felony tax fraud.
Obama And Biden Tackle National Issues In New Video
Former President Barack Obama and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden released a 17-minute video of their socially distanced conversation on July 23.
NAACP Sues Education Sec. Over CARES Act Rule Change
The NAACP is suing Betsy DeVos over a rule issued by her office to the CARES Act that forces public schools to give more of its relief aid funds to private schools.
Colin Kaepernick To Receive Human Rights Award
NFL star turned activist Colin Kaepernick is among a list of the 2020 recipients of the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Ripple of Hope Award.
Stacey Abrams Voting Rights Documentary Gets Release Date
A sweeping documentary about Stacey Abrams and her fight for voting rights is getting ready to drop on Amazon and select theaters in September.
Fisk Renames Social Justice Institute After John Lewis
Congressman and civil rights legend John R. Lewis will be honored at the prestigious HBCU Fisk University where he is an alumnus for his life's work.
Obama Delivers Eulogy for Civil Rights Icon
Former President Barack Obama delivered a moving eulogy honoring civil rights icon, Congressman John Lewis, who passed away on July 17 of pancreatic cancer at 80 years old.
NBA Players Take A Knee In Solidarity For Social Justice
The restart of the 2020 NBA season was led with players kneeling in solidarity to join demonstrators around the country protesting against racial injustice.
Dr. Fauci On Dr. Stella Immanuel's Hydroxychloroquine Theory
NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci responds to the viral video of Houston Doctor Stella Immanuel promoting the use of hydroxychloroquine as treatment for the coronavirus.
Dr. Fauci on Trump Relationship: "I Haven't Been Wrong"
NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci addresses President Trump's tweets and criticism from the White House that he has made misleading statements to the American public.
5 Ways to Reclaim Your Vote
From checking your voter registration status to organizing friends and family, BET lays out five steps to help demystify the voting process before National Black Voter Day on September 18.
New York Attorney General Sues To Dissolve The NRA After Corruption Investigation
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced that she has filed a civil lawsuit to dissolve the National Rifle Association (NRA) after an 18-month fraud investigation.
Joe Biden Selects Kamala Harris For VP
Former Vice President Joe Biden, the 2020 presumptive Democratic nominee for President of the United States, has chosen California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.
Barack and Michelle Obama Lead Democratic Convention Lineup
As the nation awaits the Democratic National Convention in which Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will accept the party's nomination, the Keynote Speakers have been announced.
Black Women In Politics Tweet Support For Kamala Harris
After Kamala Harris made history by becoming the first Black and South Asian woman to run as VP, tweets of support are pouring in from Black women in politics.
Barack Obama Congratulates Kamala Harris On VP Nomination
President Barack Obama issued a statement on August 11 to congratulate Kamala Harris on earning the Democratic party's nomination for Vice President of the United States.
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