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Frat Shut Down After Members Tied Noose To Desegregation Statue

UMass Basketball Player On Feeling 'Ecstatic' After Coming Out And Jason Collins' Influence

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We've All Seen These Iconic Photos. Here's The Remarkable Footage That Brings Them To Life.

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University Of Michigan's Black Student Union Scores A Win

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7 Lies We Need To Stop Telling About Young African-American Men

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CBO Report Finds Obama Budget Will Result In Larger Deficits Than Claimed

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Meet The Preacher Behind Moral Mondays

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Half Of Americans Support Stricter Gun Laws, But Many Question Their Effectiveness

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How Segregation Has Crept Back Into U.S. Schools

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Even Babies Can Be Racially Biased

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Majority Of Americans Don't See Obama As Black

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Blogger's Death Highlights Need To 'Redefine What Strong Is' In Black Community

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Bicyclist's Beating Caught On Helmet Cam

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Pressure Mounts To Investigate NYPD Killing Of Unarmed Black Teen

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Will The New SAT Be A) Shorter B) Harder C) Less Literary D) All Of The Above?

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Obama, Biden To Announce Large Sum For Job Grants

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Controversial 'Human Zoo' Will Be Reenacted 100 Years Later As Art

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'The Boondocks' Is Back!

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That Is One Fabulous Mugshot

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Columbus Short In His Own Scandal After Allegedly Threatening To Kill Wife

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This 'Partition' Parody Is The Best Thing We've Seen All Day

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Proof That 'Brown Girls Do Ballet' Too

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Why Filmmakers Chose Nas' 'Illmatic' Over Other Classic Albums

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Aasif Mandvi Reflects Upon The Time A Republican Said The N-Word On TV

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Jourdan Dunn Lands MAJOR Beauty Deal

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Rapper Severs Penis And Jumps From Balcony

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Drake Reportedly Being Sued For Stealing Song Sample

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Iyanla Opens Up On Recent Success

The Best-selling Author Talks to BV About Oprah and More

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The Award-winning Performer Takes on 'Nurse Jackie'

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BV Celebrates Aretha's Birthday

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A Look Back At Black: SWV, En Vogue, Brownstone, Groove Theory, Commissioned & more

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A Look Back At Black: My Two Cents on Oprah Winfrey, Vanity Fair, Regis Philbin, 'American Idol' and more

  • I've always had a strong opinion and every now and then I find the need to sound off! Here in... Read More
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A Look Back At Black: Professional Wrestling Makes A Comeback

  • Professional wrestling has had a major resurgence as of late, particularly the World Wrestling... Read More
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A Look Back at Black: Sherri Shepherd Makes Headlines

  • Sherri Shepherd will kick off her second season as host of 'The Newlywed Game' on April 18. ... Read More
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A Look Back at Black: Star Jones A Mainstay In BV Buzz

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Final Score: The Return of 'The Game' on BET a Ratings Success

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Anthony Mackie: Actor Talks Vanity Fair & Overcoming the Hollywood Blackout

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Gladys Knight: Soul Icon Making Las Vegas Return

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VaShawn Mitchell: 'Nobody Greater' Singer Hits the Road & Shoots a Video

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Amber Riley: 'Glee' Star Talks Being Plus-Sized in Hollywood

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Splitsville: Beyonce Ends Management Ties With Her Father

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Music Moves: Def Jam Exec Leaves Label Gig & Joins Simon Cowell

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George Tillman Jr.: Eager to See a Resurgence in Black Films

  • In the late 1990s through the mid-2000s, there were a bevy of great films with African-American... Read More
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