As GOP groups scramble to 'stop Stacey' Abrams from running for governor in Georgia, her global influence lands her a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize nomination.

Eight years after it was founded to honor the lives of Black people globally while advocating for equity across economics, social justice and environmental factors, the Black Lives Matter movement was nominated for a 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.


Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton missed a huge opportunity to make a stand about race issues in a recent GQ interview released on Monday.

The heirs of the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. dynasty, Martin Luther III, Dexter Scott (both pictured from left), and Bernice (pictured far right) are locked in a bitter court feud regarding the rights to the slain civil rights icon’s bible and Nobel Peace Prize medal, according to the Detroit Free Press. SEE ALSO:  50 Years […]

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Ambassador Andrew Young reflected on the historic occasion and share a few little-known details about December 10th, 1964, when Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech.

OSLO, Norway (AP) — Three women who fought injustice, dictatorship and sexual violence in Liberia and Yemen accepted the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday, calling on repressed women worldwide to rise up against male supremacy. RELATED: Virginia Tech Slain Cop Was Father To Five “My sisters, my daughters, my friends – find your voice,” […]

OSLO, Norway — The winners of the Nobel Peace Prize vowed Friday to work even harder to make the world see women not just as victims of conflicts, but as leaders in efforts to resolve them. SEE ALSO: Why Obama Was Right To Back “Abortion Pill” Restrictions

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to three women from African and Arab countries, for their roles as activists. In total, there have been 16 Black Nobel Prize winners; 12 of them being Peace prize recipients.  Martin Luther King Jr., Barack Obama, and Nelson Mandela are all among the list of prestigious recipients. […]

The 2011 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded today to three women from African and Arab countries for their roles as activists. These women, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf — Africa’s first elected female president — her compatriot, peace activist Leymah Gbowee and Tawakul Karman of Yemen, a pro-democracy campaigner have all helped spread the message […]

NAIROBI, Kenya– Wangari Maathai, the first African woman recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize, died after a long struggle with cancer, the environmental organization she founded said Monday. She was 71. Obama Donates Nobel Peace Prize Money To Charities The Day Obama Won The Nobel Peace Prize Compared To Today Kenya’s most recognizable woman, Maathai […]