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COMMENTARY: Black America Salutes CEO Robert F. Smith for Accelerating Racial Equity and the...

The philanthropy and corporate leadership of Robert F. Smith is appreciated by numerous recipients and Smith should be applauded for helping make a difference...

Ethical US consumers struggled to pressure the sugar industry to abandon slavery with less...

By Calvin Schermerhorn, Arizona State University Twenty-two-year-old Sam Watts saw the Virginia coastline vanish while he was aboard a domestic slave ship in the fall...

Oldest US Veteran of WWII, Lawrence N. Brooks, Dies at 112

Lawrence N. Brooks, the oldest World War II veteran in the U.S. — and believed to be the oldest man in the country —...

Homer Plessy, key to ‘separate but equal,’ on road to pardon

By Janet McConnaughey, Associated Press A Louisiana board on Friday voted to pardon Homer Plessy, whose decision to sit in a “whites-only" railroad car to...

OP-ED: American Business Leaders Step Up to Fight Inequities in the South

In Alabama, SCI is seeking to bridge the massive digital divide in an urban area where 450,000 households are without connection to the internet....