Presidential Proclamation: Col. Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers to Become National Monument

The Establishment of the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument: The African American Experience Fund of the National Park Foundation was instrumental in making...

Actor Danny Glover: Second Amendment Written to Strengthen Slavery, Take Land From Native...

During a discussion with Texas A&M University students at an event to honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., actor Danny Glover said the...

On This Day Jan. 13, 1966: LBJ Appoints Robert C. Weaver as First Black...

On This Day in history Jan. 13, 1966: President Lyndon Johnson appointed the first black cabinet member.  Robert C. Weaver was appointed to head...

Tavis Smiley Slams “Django Unchained” Calls it a “Spoof About Slavery”

Tavis Smiley slams "Django Unchained," calls it a "spoof about slavery." Is anyone surprised that he joins Spike Lee in panning the controversial movie?...

Jan. 7, 1789: White Male Property Owners Only Allowed to Vote in 1st...

On This Day January 7, 1789: America held it's first presidential election. Only white men who owned property were allowed to vote. George Washington...

President Obama Recognizes 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation Issued January 1, 1863

Happy New Year to all our supporters and readers! President Obama recognized the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation. On this day, January 1,...

On This Day: Dec. 30, 1969, President Richard Nixon Raised Taxes on the Rich,...

On This Day December 30:  1969: President Richard Nixon signed a sweeping tax reform legislation, raising them on the rich and cutting taxes for most Americans...

On This Day: Dec 29 President Andrew Johnson was Born, President Washington Acknowledged Seneca...

ON THIS DAY:  December 29 1790: President George Washington told the Seneca Nation that the U.S. was dedicated to friendship with Indians. “In future you cannot be...

Today in History: President John F. Kennedy Assassinated in Dallas November 22, 1963

Today in History:  President John F. Kennedy assassinated November 22, 1963, as he and his wife rode in a motorcade through downtown Dallas. Lee Harvey...

TODAY IN HISTORY: President John F. Kennedy Signed Executive Order Banning Segregation in...

TODAY IN HISTORY:  November 20, 1962, President John F. Kennedy signs Executive Order 11063, which "prohibits discrimination in the sale, leasing, rental, or other disposition...

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