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  Gwen Ifill was a pioneering Black journalist, providing a role model for young Blacks aspiring to media careers, especially women. Ms. Ifill succumbed to her battle with cancer Monday at the age of 61, prompting a nation to mourn one of its most respected journalists. Ifill was born September 29, 1955 in New York […]

Racial cleansings have occurred in America at various instances throughout history. But in 1912, an incident in Forsyth County, Ga. is remembered as the largest case of Black expulsion ever recorded. Back in September of that year, two white women were attacked at separate intervals, allegedly by Black residents of the predominately white county. Ellen […]

  Monday night Stanley Nelson’s ‘Vanguard Of The Revolution’ documentary had us glued to our TV screens. The fascinating tribute to the Black Panther Party not only chronicled the rise and fall of the group but also enlightened us all. See the best reactions to the film below: https://twitter.com/fiyawata/status/699782088556474368 https://twitter.com/KimBrownTalks/status/699777013972934661 https://twitter.com/beneviera/status/699795096288542720 https://twitter.com/ChrissyCole/status/699777899428245504 https://twitter.com/EBONYMag/status/699779359310245888 https://twitter.com/Nettaaaaaaaa/status/699815187298148352 https://twitter.com/ReignOfApril/status/699793601862230016 […]

Stanley Nelson's critically-acclaimed documentary, 'The Black Panthers: Vanguard Of The Revolution,' aired on PBS last night.

Watch Roland Martin and Stanley Nelson discuss the upcoming documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution in the video clip above. Don't miss the premiere of the film tonight on PBS.

Medical professionals are calling the incident "inexcusable" and say that the patient should have never been hurt while seeking medical attention.

PBS has halted the third season production of Finding Your Roots after an investigation proved the omission of Ben Affleck’s slave-owning ancestor violated ethical guidelines. The…

Ben Affleck has issued an apology for hiding information about his ancestors on the PBS show Finding Your Roots. The actor took to his Facebook page to discuss why…

Ah, Ben Affleck. Hollywood Golden Boy. Two-time Oscar winner. One half of the phenomenon that was “Bennifer.” And the descendent of a slave-owning family member? Yikes! Affleck’s apparent…

In continuing fall out from those hacked Sony emails, Wikileaks revealed that actor Ben Affleck asked that his ancestor’s slave owning past be scrubbed from…

During a recent meeting in Washington, Dr. William Harvey, longtime president of Hampton University and Chairman of President Obama’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs expressed his…

When the men wrongly convicted in the racially-charged Central Park Five rape case were granted $40-plus million in a settlement with New York City, many had felt…