Ebola Claims First U.S. Victim
The death toll for American Ebola victims has begun.
President's Weekly Address: We Will Degrade and Destroy ISIL
In this week's address, the President reiterated his comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group ISIL.
President's Weekly Address: The World Is United in the Fight Against ISIL
In this week's address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL.
Ntozake Shange Talks 'For Colored Girls' 40th Anniversary
Twenty artists commemorate Ntozake Shange's famous text 'for colored girls who considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf' 40th anniversary by creating visual art.
Obama Attacks Sexual Assaults on College Campuses
The White House is launching a new approach to make our nation's campuses safer for students.
Civil Rights Groups Want Justice in Police-Related Deaths
The families of Black men killed by police teamed up with civil rights groups to demand a full federal investigation into the killings.
President's Weekly Address: America Is Leading the World
In this week's address, the President reiterated the forceful and optimistic message of American leadership that he delivered in his speech before the United Nations General Assembly earlier this week.
Ebola Virus Hits U.S. Soil
Now that the first case of Ebola has been diagnosed in the U.S., what's being done to contain the virus?
The Beautiful Blessings of Basil
Ghylian Bell explains the advantages the body receives by including basil in your diet and demonstrates helpful exercises.
President's Weekly Address: We Do Better When the Middle Class Does Better
In this week's address, the President highlighted that six years after the Great Recession, thanks to the hard work of the American people and the President's policies, our economy has come back further and faster than any other nation on Earth.
New Concerns Over the President's Safety
Several security screw-ups are raising questions about the first Black president's safety.
Ebola Claims First U.S. Victim
Ebola patient Thomas Duncan has died. What can be done to prevent another death? Andre Showell reports.
President's Weekly Address: Hard Work Should Be Rewarded
In this week's address, the President made the case for why it's past time to raise the minimum wage. Increasing the national minimum wage to $10.10 an hour would benefit 28 million Americans, and make our economy stronger. While Republicans in Congress have blocked this commonsense proposal, a large and growing coalition of state and local leaders and owners of businesses large and small have answered the President's call and raised wages for their residents and employees.
The Clergy's Clash With Police
In a show of solidarity, members of the clergy gather in Missouri to protest police brutality in our communities.
Giving Back Is the New Black
Community leaders gather at Howard University to discuss the importance of mentorship and philanthropy.
President's Weekly Address: What You Need To Know About Ebola
In this week's address, the President discussed what the United States is doing to respond to Ebola, both here at home and abroad, and the key facts Americans need to know. There is no country better prepared to confront the challenge Ebola poses than the U.S. and although even one case here at home is too many, the country is not facing an outbreak of the disease. Our medical professionals tell us Ebola is difficult to catch, and is only transmitted through direct contact with the bodily fluids of someone who is showing symptoms.
Man Tells President "Don't Touch My Girl"
A Chicago man's comical exchange with the president has him in trouble at home.
Justice Is Served for Jordan Davis
Michael Dunn gets life in prison for the shooting death of unarmed teen Jordan Davis.
How Corey Arvinger Got Back Into Howard University
Panelists talk about financial aid crises at HBCUs, the importance of giving back and why we must preserve our Black colleges.
Elle Varner: 'The Cost of Education Is So High'
Howard University student Corey Arvinger tells BET News correspondent Marc Lamont Hill and panelists how he found out his college loan had been denied.
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