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A major collection of Black poems, books is coming to LSU

By Terell Wilkins, The Advocate LSU has obtained one of the country's largest collections of African-American poetry, including a book once owned by Frederick Douglass...

Kamala Harris marks ‘Bloody Sunday’ anniversary in Selma

By Kim Chandler, Associated Press Vice President Kamala Harris visited Selma, Alabama, on Sunday to commemorate a defining moment in the fight for equal voting...
The Stax Museum & Satellite Record Shop. Photo: Via WikiMedia Commons

Stax Museum Offering Virtual Events For Black History Month

The Stax Museum of American Soul Music and its music academy in Tennessee are once again offering an online concert and a virtual tour...
Samuel L. Jackson

Samuel L. Jackson To Receive Honor At NAACP Image Awards

Samuel L. Jackson will receive the Chairman's Award during the 53rd NAACP Image Awards this month. The Associated Press The NAACP announced Thursday, February 3, that...
Photo of The Marvelettes, Wanda Young is in the front left.

Wanda Young, Member of Motown’s The Marvelettes, Dies at 78

Wanda Young, a member of Motown's chart-topping The Marvelettes, has died in suburban Detroit. She was 78. Associated Press Meta Ventress told The New York Times...