Black History

Mississippi's governor signed a proclamation declaring April Confederate Heritage Month. The proclamation tries to justify the celebration, but is silent on slavery.

Former Black Panther Sekou Odinga and Black Lives Matter activist Larry Fellows may come from different Black liberation movements, but both understand that to truly celebrate Black History Month, we must dig deeper.

While hosting a reception for Black History Month on Thursday, President Barack Obama greeted the crowd with First Lady Michelle Obama by his side, and of course, he brought the jokes.

Activist Larry Fellows and former Black Panther member Sekou Odinga discuss revolution music and how deeply woven art is in the tapestry of resistance.

In honor of Black History Month, watch the first installment of "Bridging The Gap," a series that honors the Black liberation movements of the past and present while building a bridge that will better help us understand how to propel what has become the largest Black liberation movement in recent years forward.

School officials in Henrico County, Va., apologize to parents for showing students a racial discrimination video during Black History Month. The parents complained that it promoted white guilt.

  Civil rights activist Rosa Parks refused to surrender her bus seat to a white passenger, spurring the Montgomery boycott and other efforts to end…

This week, non-profit and advocacy group Because of Them We Can released a video featuring adorable African-American kids explaining why we need the monthly celebration.

President Obama has announced plans to visit a mosque for the first time in his presidency.

A new sweatshirt collection depicts a world where "higher education celebrates Black voices and histories."

On this day in history, an ordinary woman made a courageous decision that had extraordinary results. 60 years ago, on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks…