Author Wil Haygood examines Supreme Court nomination of Thurgood Marshall
Journalist Wil Haygood has profiled a range of prominent African-Americans: Sammy Davis Jr.; Adam Clayton Powell Jr.; Sugar Ray Robinson; and Eugene Allen,... Read more
Ali, Holder, rapper Nas among 2015 DuBois Medal recipients
Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and rapper Nasir “Nas” Jones are among the 2015 recipients of Harvard’s W.E.B. DuBois Medal.... Read more
Procter & Gamble Commits to Helping 100 Million Girls and Women Build Confidence
P&G announced a new Commitment to Action today at the Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting to help 100 million girls... Read more
‘The Jemima Code’ explores African-American history through cookbooks
Even if you weren’t born in this country, you can probably imagine Aunt Jemima. Thanks to the still-popular brand of pancakes, the image of a... Read more
Shaquille O’Neal kick-starts Boys & Girls Clubs of America initiative to reconnect with 16 million Club Alumni
Today Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BGCA), the nation’s #1 advocate for kids and teens,... Read more