This weekend, many PBS stations will air “An Evening with Ken Chenault,” a special about the man who was chairman and CEO of American Express for 17 years. It was created by The HistoryMakers, a Chicago-based oral history project collecting…
President Donald Trump commemorated Black History Month at the White House.
By Associated Press
We worried that when the day actually came, few might be bold enough to publicly proclaim their belief in the value of black lives. Then the t-shirt orders started coming in.
By Jesse Hagopian
After saying he wasn't going to sing Wednesday night, President Barack Obama broke his promise at the tailend of a Ray Charles tribute concert at the White House.
By Joshua Barajas
By Kenya Downs
To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panthers, PBS aired the documentary “The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution,” produced by Independent Lens. Here are just a few takeaways.
By Stacy A. Anderson, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is celebrating what he calls "the central role that African Americans have played in every aspect of American life." Obama was joined by his wife Michelle as they hosted a White House reception Thursday for…
By Eric Krupke
Justin Giuliano, Arielle Newton and Alisha Acquaye want you to rethink how America celebrates Black History Month.
Weeks after ducking criticism from his local NAACP leadership, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., joined Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., and three of their predecessors Tuesday to celebrate Black History Month and speak openly about the role of race in their political…
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