Tap here to turn on desktop notifications to get the news sent straight to you.
AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY
Bettmann via Getty Images
Michigan's Medicaid Bill Is A Case Study In How America Makes Racist Policy
The original version of the proposal would have exempted rural white areas from work requirements.
Ji Sub Jeong/HuffPost Getty Images
How To Celebrate Black History With Your Kids All Year Round
Moving beyond Black History Month and beyond the classroom.
Jumana El-Heloueh / Reuters
Black Celebrities Call For Monuments Honoring Black History Makers In New Project
Mic is letting users reimagine and replace Confederate statues.
Profiles In #BlackGlory: Langston Hughes
Langston Hughes pioneered jazz poetry and led the Harlem Renaissance. #BlackGlory
'Father Of Black History' Celebrated In Google Doodle
Historian Carter G. Woodson created what eventually became Black History Month.
Marvin Gentry / Reuters
Black Women Are A Political Organizing Force. They’re Not Unicorns.
“Don’t just overlook the hard work that we did,” said one black woman who canvassed for Doug Jones.
NurPhoto via Getty Images
African American Museum To Digitize Vintage Photos, Videos For Black Families
"We recognize the importance of these vernacular, homemade images, this folk cinema, as an alternate history to the kinds of history that the mass media tells.”
'Black-ish' Returns With Riveting Episode Exploring The Black History Behind Juneteenth
The Johnson family reminds America why everyone should recognize the contributions of black Americans.
The Washington Post via Getty Images
In Wake Of White Supremacist March, UVA Welcomes Its 'Most Diverse Class' Ever
Ryan J. Reilly
But the percentage of African-American students at the University of Virginia still greatly lags behind that of black high school graduates in the state.
Texas Rep. Has A Solution For Confederate Plaques: 'A History Book and A Crowbar'
But convincing the Republican-led state legislature to go along is proving difficult.
Do you have info to share with HuffPost reporters?
Lucy Nicholson / Reuters
Chance The Rapper Donated That Historic Grammy He Won To A Black History Museum
Just Chance the Philanthropist doing what he does.
Santiago Felipe via Getty Images
Karyn Parsons Is Telling The Stories Of Little-Known Black Icons
Hilary Banks is now a history buff, y'all.
'Black Panther' Costume Designer Says Black History, Current Movements Inspired Her Work
Veteran designer Ruth E. Carter said her inspiration for the fictional land of Wakanda stemmed from real black experiences.
Visiting The Smithsonian Museum Of African American History And Culture With High School Students
Social studies educator, Hofstra University, my opinions, of c...
A major step in examining the history of slavery and of race in the United States was the 2016 opening of the Smithsonian’s
87-Year-Old Visits African American Museum To See Her Slave Cabin Birthplace
As a child, Isabell Meggett Lucas didn't know the two-room cabin once housed slaves. It was simply home.
Bettmann via Getty Images
When White People Profit Off Of Black Pain
The controversy surrounding a painting of Emmett Till by a white artist reveals the limits of white empathy.
Culture & Arts
TV & Film
Style & Beauty
Food & Drink
Home & Living
Impact: Project Zero
Impact: This New World
Listen to America
FROM OUR PARTNERS
What's Working: Purpose + Profit
The Power of Humanity
Difference Maker 100
Expert analysis and commentary to make sense of today's biggest stories.
Sign up here to have the best stories delivered straight to your inbox.
First-person essays, features, interviews and Q&As about life today.
Get breaking news alerts
Download our app
Go to mobile site