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Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

Police End ‘High Five Fridays’ at Elementary School After Complaints

The Northampton (Mass.) Police Department said it “cannot overlook the fact that this program may be received differently by some members of our community.”

Trump Touts Election Win While Touring African American Museum

Trump Touts Election Win While Touring African American Museum

President Trump bragged about his “double, double, double” digits victory in South Carolina while touring the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

HUD Official Fired for Criticizing Trump’s Rhetoric Toward Black Voters, Lack of Republican Values

HUD Official Fired for Criticizing Trump’s Rhetoric Toward Black Voters, GOP Values

“Donald Trump portrays our inner cities as if they are the ailments of American society,” Shermichael Singleton wrote in the op-ed that cost him his job.

Denzel Washington at NAACP Image Awards: ‘Ease is a Greater Threat to Progress than Hardship’

Denzel Washington at NAACP Image Awards: ‘Ease is a Greater Threat to Progress than Hardship’

The nation’s oldest civil rights organization honors talent the Oscars are slow to recognize.

HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

Elite NFL players who graduated from a historically Black college or university, and made history when going pro, were recognized.

Trump Talks ‘Fake News,’ ‘Inner Cities’ at Black History Month Event

Trump Talks ‘Fake News,’ ‘Inner Cities’ at Black History Month Event

Mentions the few well-known Black historic figures, says Frederick Douglass “has done an amazing job"

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‘Frederick Douglass is being recognized more and more, I notice,’ Says Trump

Full transcript of President Donald Trump’s Black History Month speech

First Black Woman Elected President of Harvard Law Review

Imelme Umana is a member of the law school’s class of 2018.

Chrisette Michele: ‘My Family Has Disowned Me’ After Inauguration Performance

Chrisette Michele: ‘My Family Has Disowned Me’ After Inauguration Performance

When other Black artists declined to perform the R&B singer accepted, saying she would be a “bridge.” But she wasn’t even introduced to President Donald Trump.

Black History Month

FEBRUARY: Black History Month Timeline and Facts & Figures

DiversityInc provides a downloadable list of the important dates and relevant data surrounding Black History Month.

Country Headed on 'Wrong Track' with Trump: Poll

Country Headed on ‘Wrong Track’ with Trump: Poll

Millennials also cite feelings of disgust and fear following Trump’s victory on Election Day.

Trump Adviser Sued for Having Black Patrons Attacked at his Clubs

Trump Adviser Sued for Having Black Patrons Attacked at his Clubs

Trump's new adviser allegedly paid to have Black customers, who he called "urbans," attacked at his nightclubs.

President Obama: Talk of a Post-Racial America Not Realistic

In an emotional farewell address, Obama discussed American values and race in the U.S., and gave a tribute to his wife and daughters.

Jesse Jackson Tells Uber to Release Diversity Data, Invest in Oakland

Jesse Jackson Tells Uber to Release Diversity Data, Invest in Oakland

Jackson’s latest request comes at the same time Uber announces a former Hillary Clinton staffer, who is African American, will lead its diversity efforts.

HBCUs: Talladega Band to Perform at Trump’s Inauguration Despite Controversy

HBCUs: Talladega Band to Perform at Trump’s Inauguration Despite Controversy

The president of Talladega College, Alabama’s oldest private, historically Black liberal arts college, has accepted the invitation.

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The 115th Congress Not a Model for Diversity

The number of women and minorities has slightly increased, and Congress remains overwhelmingly male and white — much like boardrooms in the U.S.

Black Youth Exposed to Junk Food Ads at Greater Rates, Study Says

Black Youth Exposed to Junk Food Ads at Greater Rates, Study Says

An analysis of TV-viewing patterns and related exposure to ads provides answers, and leads to the question, what are the health implications?

Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump’s Administration

Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump’s Administration

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are essential to producing qualified STEM professionals. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, a chemist, former BASF manager and president of Shaw University, offers insight.

Study: Latino, Black Parents More Engaged in Monitoring Children’s Media Use

Study: Latino, Black Parents More Engaged in Monitoring Children’s Media Use

A new study finds Latino parents are even more strict and concerned about technology addiction.

Obama: 'Absolutely' Faced Racism in White House

Obama: ‘Absolutely’ Faced Racism in White House

President Barack Obama addressed his dealings with racism during his historic two terms in the White House.

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Michelle Obama Opens Up About President-Elect Donald Trump’s Win

“I think anything that I felt about the election, I said. And I stand by,” the first lady told PEOPLE magazine.

Joe McKnight Case: Shooter Arrested, Sheriff Lashes Out at Critics, Black Community

At a press conference regarding the arrest the white man who killed McKnight, Sheriff Newell Normand allayed fears of a white shooter, saying, "predominantly, Black males … commit the murders.”

Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott Inspires ‘Injustice Boycott’

Anniversary of Montgomery Bus Boycott Inspires ‘Injustice Boycott’

Shaun King, a New York Daily News columnist and BLM activist, has organized a nationwide boycott to begin December 5.

Companies Respond to Vile Behavior of Trump Supporters Shown in Cellphone Videos

Companies Respond to Vile Behavior of Trump Supporters Shown in Cellphone Videos

Recent incidents, including a profanity-filled rant on a Delta Air Lines flight, are causing companies involved to speak up or lose business.