Every year, the Association for the Study of African American Life and History (ASALH) chooses the theme for Black History Month.
Should Black Americans be compensated for generations of oppression? From local communities to the steps of Congress, a PBS documentary airing on this MLK Day highlights the debate over reparations for slave descendants.
The NBA will honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a full schedule of games to commemorate the national holiday.
Some notable events include a civil rights training summit for youth and adults, a statue unveiling in Boston, a symposium on police brutality in Ohio, and community service projects nationwide.
An investigation is underway by the Los Angeles Police Department after a Black man died in police custody hours after a physical altercation with officers in West LA's Venice neighborhood earlier this month.
"Stranger Things" star Noah Schnapp has come out as gay via announcement on social media.
Nearly six months after the Manhattan Beach property was returned, the Bruce Family announced their decision to sell the property back to Los Angeles County for $20 million.
Henrietta Lacks was diagnosed with cervical cancer and received treatment from doctors, who removed and studied her cells without her permission. Lacks was the source of a living cell line used in medical research, known as "HeLa" cells.
Film critic Kathia Woods offered what many called an "offensive" and "racist" take by claiming that the "Avatar" film series is an example of "cultural appropriation."
A first-in-the-nation task force began deliberations in Oakland to quantify how financial compensation might be calculated and what might be required to prove eligibility.
California’s committee to study reparations for African Americans will meet in Oakland Wednesday to discuss what form reparations could take and eligibility requirements to receive possible payments.
The city of Louisville agreed to pay $2 million to settle lawsuits filed by Kenneth Walker. Police knocked down Breonna Taylor's door the night of the deadly raid, and Walker fired a shot from a gun, hitting one of the officers.
President Joe Biden signed gay marriage legislation into law Tuesday before a crowd of thousands, a ceremony that reflected growing acceptance of same-sex unions.
The City of West Hollywood held several events to recognize World Aids Day, which is observed every December 1.
House Democrats ushered in a new generation of leaders on Wednesday with Rep. Hakeem Jeffries elected to be the first Black American to head a major political party in Congress.
The Senate has passed landmark bipartisan legislation to protect same-sex marriages.
The holidays are seen as a time of giving and one Orange County dad says that is the key to happiness.
The man suspected of opening fire at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs was being held on murder and hate crime charges Monday, while hundreds of people gathered to honor the five people killed and 17 wounded in the attack on a venue that for decades was a sanctuary for the local LGBTQ community.
This is the first time in Disneyland's 67-year history that an attraction has included a character in a wheelchair.
For the second year in a row, FOX joined the "Make Camo Your Cause" campaign for U.S. vets.