Black History Month

Black doctor and patient during an exam

READ: How Doctors Can Better Serve Black Patients

A Black physician on why her colleagues refusal to learn the history of American medical racism harms their patients.

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Black-and-white photograph of Black man waving to spectators surrounding reflecting pool and green shrubs.

Now You Can Stream 'Eyes on the Prize' in Full for Free

Facing History and Ourselves just made the docuseries about the Civil Rights Movement—and lesson plans—available online.

Sojourner Truth. Illustration of Black woman in yellow shirt and green and white dress and white headwrap leading Black women in multicolored clothing in front of green shrubs and pink house and sky and white text that spells "GOOGLE."

Google Doodle Honors Sojourner Truth's Legacy

Loveis Wise illustrated the abolitionist for Black History Month.

Angela Bassett, Lupita Nyong'o and Danai Gurira. Three Black women in grey, black and white dresses smile while holding green award statues in front of grey background with black text

'Black Panther' Returns to Theaters for Free

Revisit Wakanda with the masses the first week of February.

Donald Trump, wearing a dark jacket and striped tie, speaks at the House chamber

10 Times Trump Hit Peak Phoniness in His Big Speech to Congress [OPINION]

Press have been praising Donald Trump’s first joint Congressional address as ‘ “finally presidential” and “positive.” Akiba Solomon argues that his huge lies of omission, hypocrisy and revisionist history made the speech nasty business as usual.

Black woman with red headwrap next to Black woman with blue headband and white shirt next to Black man with navy suit next to Black man with grey suit against yellow-lined background

The Undefeated Honors 44 Black Changemakers in New Set of Essays

Limited to 44 people in tribute to President Barack Obama, the list features a multigenerational mix of athletes, artists and activists.

No, Trump Did Not Rename Black History Month

Now back to examining all the things he is doing…

White man with white hair at a podium

#PenceBlackHistory Roasts Vice President for Black History Month Tweet

Mike Pence shouted out President Lincoln in a BHM post. Twitter was not pleased.

Black woman on white stone sculpture with gold text spelling "Google" against White background

Google Honors Sculptor Edmonia Lewis in New Doodle

Lewis, an artist of Black and Native descent, achieved international fame as a sculptor during the 1800s. 

Black and white photo of Black man in suit and tie, seated next to posterboard of him as a young man in arrest photos

John Lewis Doc Coming to PBS in February

“Get in the Way” will air on February 10.

'Underground' Renewed For Second Season

The series’ season finale will air on WGN on May 11.

8-Year-Old 'Moxie McGriff' Author Releases New Book About Afro Puff-Powered Superheroine

Natalie McGriff’s second book features the titular character saving a public library system from monsters.

Chris Rock Swings for Fences, Mostly Misses at This Year's #OscarsSoWhite

Jokes about Asian youth labor exploitation and Stacey Dash left us scratching our heads last night.

Obama Nominates First Black Librarian of Congress

It’s the Black History Month that keeps on giving.

LIVESTREAM: Watch Stars of 'Underground' at White House Panel Tonight

John Legend, Aldis Hodge and Jurnee Smollett-Bell join other creators and castmembers for a White House Black History Month event tonight at 5:30 p.m. EST.

Channing Dungey is the First Black Woman to Run a Broadcast Network

The executive who developed “Scandal” and “American Crime” is now in charge at ABC.

3 New Ways to Celebrate Black History Month

From #TwitpicTheBlackestPictureInYourPhone to Google’s Cultural Institute, here are a few interesting ways to kick off Black History Month.

WATCH This Animated Short on Wendell Scott, First Black Driver in the NASCAR Hall of Fame

In this new video from StoryCorps, Wendell Scott’s son and grandson recall his struggle for acceptance in the White-dominated racing world.

Can 'Black Wikipedia' Take Off Like 'Black Twitter'?

Gatekeepers of black culture and history would like it to.

SNL Kicks Off Black History Month: '28 Reasons To Hug A Black Guy'

Watch newcomer Sasheer Zamata celebrate the beginning of Black History Month in the most hilarious way possible.