Born on Feb 1, 1902, Langston Hughes became one of the nation's most versatile writers.
Since the heyday of Toni Morrison and Alice Walker, Black women have secured
a niche in American literature.
Founder and director of the Off-Off-Broadway
pioneering group La MaMa Experimental Theater Club died.
Filmmaker Stanley Nelson says his new film, "Freedom Riders", may
help inspire a new generation of youth.
As Great Barrington readies to celebrate its 250th birthday, Du Bois is finally getting his due.
Democrat Terri Sewell has become the first black woman to be elected to the U.S. House from Alabama.
A black lawyer rejected from practicing law in the 1800s has been posthumously admitted to the state's bar.
The nation's first professionally trained African-American doctor will be honored this year in NYC.
Young African-American women are stepping forward to lead
causes, businesses, and community initiatives.
First African-American television reporter in Omaha, Nebraska, dies at 62.