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NYPD Commissioner Says Police Caused ‘Worst Parts of Black History’

During a Black History Month event, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton discussed the negative history of police and Blacks. Unfortunately, that legacy may be continuing today.

Racial-Terror Lynching More Widespread in South Than Thought

A new report by the Equal Justice Initiative says hundreds more Blacks were victims of terror lynching in the South between 1877 and 1950 than previously reported.

Zoe Saldana: Too Light-Skinned to Play Nina Simone?

Light-skinned actress Zoe Saldana has been cast as Nina Simone and there are people who are offended about this choice.

Lynching, Oppression, Lost Potential: Why Blacks Fled the South

Blacks fled the South for the North to escape lynching, brutal working conditions and unfair labor. How did their migration change the U.S. as we know it?

Thousands of Kaiser Permanente Employees and Physicians to Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Organization's commitment to service a long-standing tradition

What Rock and Roll Really Means

Dr. Jacklyn Chisholm, vice president of planning and external affairs for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum (Rock Hall) in Cleveland, talks about the legacy of rock and roll in the African-American community.