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Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.

Frances O. Thompson's esteemed carer in public service began in 1985 when she was elected Ward F councilman, making her the first African-American council member in Hudson County's history.

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

candidate running for the Texas State Board of Education -- who, if elected, will determine what goes into children's textbooks -- is facing backlash over comments made on social media about President Obama and the Civil War.

Paramount and Netflix dropped out of an overnight bidding war that ended with the historically large offer from Fox Searchlight.

And you thought TV's first interracial kiss was between Star Trek's Captain Kirk and Lieutenant Uhura in 1968.

A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty —…

It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

Dr. Olivia Hooker, the first African-American woman to actively enroll in the U.S. Coast Guard, was honored last week with not one, but two commemorative…