“From oppressive and crippling surroundings, George Washington Carver lifted his searching, creative mind to the ordinary peanut, and found therein
Civil Rights Movement
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Rapper A$AP Rocky was asked in a recent interview about his recent diss of the fashion brand Hood By Air
Actor Harry Belafonte is being honored by the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for his humanitarian work. The
During the show, BET’s head-woman-in-charge took a slight break from the entertainment to recognize a pivotal moment in American history
5 reasons you should visit the National Center for Civil and Human Rights Tony Award-winning director and playwright George C.
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Stax Records was more than a music machine releasing hits by the likes of Otis Redding and The Staple Singers.
President Barack Obama addressed the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 43rd annual legislative conference at the Phoenix Awards Gala last night
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“After freedom you know colored people didn’t have nothing."--- 101 year-old former slave Fountain Hughes
Lil Wayne's degrading Emmett Till analogy is regrettable and outrageous. His response to Till's family is even worse.