A noose was found inside the black Smithsonian museum in D.C.

The Smithsonian has reported discovering two nooses at two different museums in the span of a week.

DeVos’ Education Department misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name — then misspelled its apology

The botched tribute to the black scholar only stokes fears about the Education Department under DeVos.

11 movies to watch on Netflix for Black History Month

Sharpen your knowledge of black history and culture through binge-watching.

The Girls Pictured Here Are Already Shattering the Glass Ceiling, and They're Only Kids

They've got big dreams to change the world.


This Adorable 5-Year-Old Made the Best Black History Rap Video Ever

"I look in the mirror and I see the proof! No lies: I look up to Sojourner Truth!"

We Just Witnessed the Most Hilarious Black History Moment on Jeopardy

It doesn't get much better than this.

Rand Paul 2016: GOP Senator Talks to Black Audience, But Should've Listened

The African-American community doesn't need to be told what to think by the GOP. It needs to be heard.

We Don't Need Women's History Month — We Need to Improve Our Teaching Of Influential Women

We don't need months to teach us about the individuals or groups of people who inspire them. Instead, our schools should do a better job educating students about these movers and shakers.

Shelby County v. Holder: An Ironic Supreme Court Case During Black History Month

Shelby County v. Holder is an opportunity not only to celebrate past civil rights accomplishments, but also to remind us of a continuing struggle against racism.

With Mass Incarceration of African Americans in U.S. Prisons, Jim Crow is Still Alive

Mass incarceration operates as the Jim Crow South did, creating tightly networked systems of laws, policies, customs, and institutions that reinforce a subordinate status for black people.