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National

5-Year-Old Recreates Photos Of Iconic Black Women For Every Day Of Black History Month

She honored Ida B. Wells, Rosa Parks, Zora Neale Hurston, Nina Simone and more.

Viva

Track Over A Century Of U.S. Lynchings With This Interactive Map

Monroe Work Today remembers an estimated 4,770 victims between the 1830s and 1960s.

Viva

Dabo Ché & Michaela Angela Davis Ring In Valentine’s Day With Black Love Campaign

"In this political climate and always, it is a radical act, an act of resistance even, for Black folks to love each other boldly, out…

Sports

Nike Shows Their Commitment To ‘Equality’ With Powerful Commercial

"Opportunity should not discriminate. The ball should bounce the same for everyone."

News

Teacher Uses Lunch Break To Educate Students On The “Durag Fundamentals”

One teacher aimed to remix the day-to-day curriculum norm by weaving in a lesson on a staple item in the black community.

News

Maxwell Catches Heat For Controversial Views On Black History Month

On Wednesday evening (Feb. 8), famed R&B singer Maxwell blew a fuse on Twitter after he revealed his views of Black History Month.

Viva

Why Afro-Boricua Scholar Arturo Schomburg Should Be Celebrated This Black History Month

As the mastermind behind the legendary Schomburg Center, it's hard to ignore the bibliophile's contribution to preserving the story of the African diaspora.

Viva

Dominican Poet Kleaver Cruz Redefines Resistance With Black Joy Project

Here's how a personal 30-day challenge turned into a movement.

Entertainment

Black History Month: Stay Empowered Throughout February With These Netflix Features

If you need a re-up on your blackness for the next 28 days, these five shows, films and specials from Netflix should do the trick.

National

Mike Pence’s Black History Month Tweet Was A Fail On So Many Levels

Of all the things to highlight for Black History Month...

Sports

Nike Unveils 2017 ‘Black History Month’ Collection

The 2017 Nike BHM collection will hit Nike.com and select retailers on February 16.

Features

A Candid Conversation With Jidenna About The Commercialization Of Black History Month

Would Carter G. Woodson still be happy with Black History Month?

News

DeRay Mckesson Reveals ‘Robust’ Meeting With President Obama

McKesson, who is running for Mayor of Baltimore, met with Obama for a special event honoring Black History Month.
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