– Black History

Columbia University graduate and Harvard University law student Barack Obama became the first African American named president of the Harvard Law Review. source: blackfacts.com

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Ricki Stevenson, founder of Black Paris Tours joined Roland Martin on “NewsOne Now” to discuss black history in one of the most popular cities in…

Betty Shabazz (pictured), the widow of famed civil rights icon Malcolm X, died on this day in 1997 at the age of 61. Her death…

Oliver Cromwell, a Black soldier who was possibly of mixed heritage that fought in the American Revolutionary War, was honorably discharged and given a Badge…

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  The Call & Post newspaper was the result of two struggling weekly papers merging together to create one publication. One was named the Call and the other…

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We’ll take obvious racism for $600, Alex. On a college championship edition of Jeopardy, three White college students—Laurie Beckoff, a sophomore at the University of…

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  Known as the “Father of African American Museums”, Icabod Flewellen founded the African American Museum of Cleveland in 1953. It is the first independent African American…

Here’s a pop quiz for anyone who calls the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. an American hero. Can you name any of his great speeches…

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The history of the African American people seems far too wide, deep and complex to boil down into 6 television episodes, but that’s what Henry…

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Following is a guest review of “12 Years a Slave” by writer Pearl Duncan. For the first time, a movie about slavery, prominently and unapologetically,…

After a tragedy like the Trayvon Martin killing, calls routinely arise for a conversation about race. But Henry Louis Gates says a more direct way for change is through…