“Lift Every Voice and Sing” began as a poem written by a school principal. It grew to become known as the “Black National Anthem.”
“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.
Black Love Day was created in 1993 to celebrate the uniqueness of black love and culture.
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.
From traffic lights to caller ID, here’s a few inventions created by African Americans that make life easier.
For Black History month, a non-profit is seeking volunteers to help with a weekly clean-up initiative at Historic Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia, the resting place of many of the city’s African-American leaders of the 19th and 20th centuries.
The backstory of how Black History Month became an annual celebration in the United States is often overlooked.
Google celebrated the achievements of black Americans with a commercial and website highlighting who and what was "the most searched."
The United States Post Office is honoring Gwen Ifill, the late esteemed journalist, with a Black Heritage Forever stamp this year.
Martin Luther King Jr. championed the idea of a universal basic income for all American adults more than 50 years ago as part of his Poor People's Campaign, but he was assassinated before he could carry the initiative to fruition.