Every year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) chooses the theme for Black History Month.
Wes Moore was sworn in as Maryland’s first Black governor Wednesday during an inauguration ceremony at the State House in Annapolis.
America has honored Martin Luther King Jr. with a federal holiday for nearly four decades yet still hasn’t fully embraced and acted on the lessons from the slain civil rights leader, his youngest daughter said Monday.
Should Black Americans be compensated for generations of oppression? From local communities to the steps of Congress, a PBS documentary airing on this MLK Day highlights the debate over reparations for slave descendants.
President Joe Biden will travel to Atlanta to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.and give remarks during the Sunday service at Ebenezer Baptist Church, where King preached and Sen. Raphael Warnock is the pastor.
The NBA will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a full schedule of games to commemorate the national holiday.
King-Lee Day was created to recognize two famed public figures: one, a civil rights leader and prolific orator and the other, a Confederate general.
Some notable events include a civil rights training summit for youth and adults, a statue unveiling in Boston, a symposium on police brutality in Ohio, and community service projects nationwide.
The House has passed a bill that ensures equal compensation for U.S. women competing in international events, a piece of legislation that came out of the U.S. women's soccer team's long battle to be paid as much as the men.
The medal will be given to the National Museum of African American History where it will be displayed near the casket Till was buried in.
Airbnb's new policy follows criticism over an '1830s slave cabin' listed on the platform.
Spoiler alert! Tissues may come in handy for this Christmas ad from J&B Whisky’s latest campaign, which features a makeup-wearing grandfather and an unexpected twist.
Airbnb has released a report saying that certain racial groups have more trouble securing the booking of their choice compared to others.
The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled the design of a postage stamp that honors the late congressman and civil rights giant John Lewis.
President Joe Biden signed gay marriage legislation into law Tuesday before a crowd of thousands, a ceremony that reflected growing acceptance of same-sex unions.
Hughes died Dec. 1 in Tampa, Florida, at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, said Maurice Sconiers of the Sconiers Funeral Home in Columbus, Georgia. The home said it did not know the cause of death.