Barack Obama: America's first African American president
Barack Obama: America's first African American president

President Barack Obama is the 44th president and the first African American president of the United States of America.

Untold White House African American history revealed
Untold White House African American history revealed

The White House has played an integral role throughout history in advancing, hindering, or simply ignoring equal rights efforts.

Black gospel musicians tackled civil rights issues on "B" sides of vintage records
Black gospel musicians tackled civil rights issues on "B" sides of vintage records

A surprisingly large number of "B" sides on old 45s of gospel songs deal with civil rights, despite the fact that the musicians' involvement might have been risky for them.

Black History Month
Black History Month

Americans have recognized black history annually since 1926, first as "Negro History Week" and later as "Black History Month."