Black History

While hosting a reception for Black History Month on Thursday, President Barack Obama greeted the crowd with First Lady Michelle Obama by his side, and of course, he brought the jokes.

Activist Larry Fellows and former Black Panther member Sekou Odinga discuss revolution music and how deeply woven art is in the tapestry of resistance.

In honor of Black History Month, watch the first installment of "Bridging The Gap," a series that honors the Black liberation movements of the past and present while building a bridge that will better help us understand how to propel what has become the largest Black liberation movement in recent years forward.

Grammy-nominated singer Andra Day lends her powerful vocals to ESPN’s “Rise Up: A SportsCenter Special.” The one-hour long special looks at prominent black athletes and their personal experiences with…

istory-making occasions are rarely recognized until they end up in the textbooks. As we face some of the most challenging and monumental events within Black culture today, there are plenty of moments that have made their mark on America.

It’s Black History Month and in Philadelphia, that means you have a wealth of options to soak up some Black history. John Coltrane, Paul Robeson…

This week, non-profit and advocacy group Because of Them We Can released a video featuring adorable African-American kids explaining why we need the monthly celebration.

  The 240th Anniversary of First Baptist Church of Williamsburg is celebrating the special bell ringing ceremony and Concert for Hope on February 1. The event, hosted…

Fay Allen went from working as a nurse in London to becoming a historical figure after she was selected as the United Kingdom’s first Black…

CNN anchor Don Lemon, who has criticized Black Lives Matter and other activists for standing up for their rights, told The New York Times in a recent interview that if he weren’t a journalist, he would be a writer like James Baldwin, or an activist like Malcolm X. “I’d probably be a writer like James […]