Washington and Lee University professor Ted DeLaney was an example of the many Black academics who have significantly influenced American academia.
A new museum chronicles the ascent of Black American music in the United States and its wider influence over 50 different music genres.
Learn about Dr. Patricia Bath, Dr. Dorothy Brown and Dr. Mae Jemison's contributions to STEM fields and their groundbreaking work.
The 117th U.S. Congress broke a number of records, with more women and minorities representing districts and states around the country.
Diplomats aren't just white men in pin-striped suits anymore. African Americans challenged that idea, leading to a more diverse, agile U.S. Foreign Service.
This visionary inventor overcame discrimination and derived medical treatments from plants. Learn more about the chemist Percy Julian.
Learn more about Ella Fitzgerald, Toni Morrison, Rita Dove, Simone Leigh and Amy Sherald's lives and monumental cultural achievements here.
Valentine's Day celebrates love, but it was once illegal for interracial couples to marry in certain U.S. states. The Lovings helped eliminate those laws.
President Biden signed four executive orders to advance racial equity in the United States. Learn more about how the orders address systemic racism.