Fred Gray has represented Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, and many other figures of the civil rights era. Now 90, Gray is still getting into good trouble.
The parking lot at Berean Christian Church in Georgia sits empty and the sanctuary is silent.
From the Montgomery Bus Boycott to the 2020 election of Vice President Kamala Harris, here are some of the pioneers who blazed trails in civil rights and American politics.
A baseball task force has recommended seven Negro Leagues for official recognition as major leagues.
Jalen and Keyonna Seawright dressed up their two daughters to model Black female leaders for Black History Month.
Celebrate Black History Month with Tubi. The streaming platform offers one of the largest Black cinema collections available online — and it’s free.
The Association for the Study of African American Life and History, or ASALH, chose the theme because the Black family has been a target of study in various academic disciplines.
Feb. 1 isn’t just the first day of Black History Month. It’s also National Freedom Day, pioneered by a former slave to commemorate abolition.
February marks the start of Black History Month and while many people are familiar with the annual celebration, the details of its origin are not as well known.
“Lift Every Voice and Sing” began as a poem written by a school principal. It grew to become known as the “Black National Anthem.”
A new Netflix series is tackling questions around the 1965 assassination of civil rights icon Malcolm X. “Who Killed Malcolm X?” dives into questions surrounding his accused killers and allegations of a botched investigation. The show available now on the streaming service comes as Friday marked the 55th anniversary of Malcolm X's death.
It was once the center of African-American society in New Jersey, an institution that became home to an emerging middle class enjoying the amenities of country club life in Scotch Plains Township.
“Black Girl Magic is the ability for African American females to push past the restrictions that are set upon us today and show us that anything is possible," Ulmer said. "You can be an author, entrepreneur student no matter what the color of your skin is or what your gender is.”
The Pan-African flag first flew 100 years ago as a response to a bigoted song. It still serves as an inspiration to the African diaspora.
A group of ballerinas in Texas struck a pose, and the result was an adorable photo shoot — both fierce and meaningful.
Here's a timeline of the historical events of the civil rights movement that shaped the fight for social justice and against discrimination.
OneUnited Bank's release of its new Harriet Tubman debit card was met with heavy criticism online.
Here's a list of historical sites, cultural centers and monuments honoring black Americans and moments in black history.
The transcription project, called “By the people,” is powered by volunteers across the country and launched the campaign to make Park’s papers more searchable and accessible online, including many items featured in the exhibition, “Rosa Parks: In Her Own Words.”
This year's Black History Month theme highlights over a century of voting struggles for black Americans.