She often thinks about that momentous moment in American history, one in which she and the other initial bus boycotters played small, but important roles.
The contributions of African Americans throughout history, especially when it comes to their roles in politics, aren't always highlighted in history books.
Student musicians from Bowie State University will perform the music of the late jazz saxophonist and arranger, Rick Henderson, in honor of Black History Month.
Just who owns African-American history, whether the lost stories from a worn graveyard or the very events or poetic moments that have shaped this nation? Perhaps more troubling: Who wants it and will cultivate it for future generations?
In honor of Black History Month, we are going to look at the evolution of black hair.
Actress Gwendolyn Briley-Strand is telling that story in her one woman play, "Harriet Tubman: The Chosen One."
Olympic gymnast Gabrielle Douglas has been recognized by the Virginia General Assembly.
The U.S. Postal Service is honoring civil rights activist Rosa Parks with a forever stamp.
They're having a big birthday bash at the Afro American newspaper next Wednesday, June 6th. The newspaper is celebrating its 120th birthday.
Allan Reynolds from Howard University and Jafar Huger from The University of the District of Columbia joined us Wednesday morning to tell us more about this competition
U.S. Rep. Donald Payne of New Jersey has died at age 77.
Madame C.J. Walker is the original entrepreneur.
Jean Baptiste-Point Du Sable was a Haitian-French pioneer and trader who founded the settlement now known as Chicago.
Shirley Chisholm went from being a teacher to being the first African American woman elected to the U.S. Congress.
Matthew Henson was one of the first people to visit the North Pole.
Roberta Hyson was the ultimate performer of the 1930s.
The Tuskegee Airmen of World War II were the first ever group of African American aviators in the U.S. to fight facism in Europe, while fighting racism at home.
The National Gallery will host a lecture Sunday with two former NBA players and an associate professor at Emory University.
Sidney Poitier is hailed for his groundbreaking work as a black film actor.
Before Halle Berry, Whoopi Goldberg and Viola Davis, there was Hattie McDaniel.