Follow The Beat On Twitter:  Sign Up For Our Newsletter! During the month of Black History the story of Ruby Bridges is a mandatory lesson of life to know about. Born in one place and moved for a better education opportunity  & upbringing in another is well known common . Ruby Bridges at age six […]

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A rare photo of Underground Railroad hero and 19th century abolitionist Harriet Tubman sold at a New York City auction for $162,500 Thursday.

Can you spot all her nods to Black history and culture through her fashion?

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Lola Jones, 5, recreated images of Maya Angelou, Madam C. J. Walker, Rosa Parks, and other notable black women for Black History Month.

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NBC News Los Angeles reports the Los Angeles United School District is investigating a teacher who gave a word problem to 7-year-olds that featured slaves, cotton picking, “masters,” the "missus," and the “Big House.”

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The U.S. Department of Education misspelled W.E.B. Du Bois’ name on Twitter while trying to pay homage to the civil rights leader.

We will finally see Cynthia Erivo on the big screen, as the British talent will play Harriet Tubman in a new biopic.

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, February 9, 2017 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT Natashia Cooper, Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center natashia.cooper@dallascityhall.com   Celebrate Black History Month at the MLK Center What: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center will host a panel discussion focusing on the challenges minority women face while serving as leaders in […]

San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich recently said America committed a "national sin" against African Americans, adding that the country has a long way to go in achieving racial equality and awareness under President Donald Trump.