Black History

The 6888th Central Postal Directory Battalion—the U.S. Army’s only all-Black women unit to serve during WWII—will be bestowed with a Congressional Gold Medal.

A children’s book inspired by ‘The 1619 Project’ is slated to hit shelves this fall.

Throughout American history, Black disc jockeys did more than just spin records. They were, for Black listeners across the country, the influential voices of their communities.

Common is producing a biopic about civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer.

On this Valentine's Day, take a look back in time at Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King's incredible love story through a love letter he wrote her in the summer of 1952, a year before they were married.

These five reasons underscore why the love for President Barack Obama has only grown since he left the White House.

The wealth of Black people in America and the gap between other racial groups has been well documented, but that doesn’t mean Black folks don’t have any money to spend.

From Candace Owens to Ben Carson to Paris Dennard, here is the very worst in this year's very forgettable Black History Month.

Akilah Johnson is the first African-American artist to win the national competition, proving that Black art also matters.

When America thinks about some of its greatest newspapers, publications like the New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal come to mind. But, The Chicago Defender should also be on that list. It was certainly one of the most influential papers of the 20th century.

In an effort to end a decades-long frozen relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, President Barack Obama made history when he became the first president in nearly 90 years to visit the island siloed from the rest of the world since the Cold War conflict on Sunday.

There’s no denying how huge Black History Month was this year. In fact, the cosmos even treated us to the gift of a leap year, giving us one more day for celebration. While looking back on February, there were moments that shifted the conversation surrounding Black Pride among Hollywood, politics, and television. From Beyonce’s Black […]