Speeches by great orators John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln remind us how far we have come and how far we have yet to go.
For Black Americans of a certain era, John F. Kennedy is a highly beloved figure, largely because of positions he took that were unusual for a commander in chief.
Barbara Jordan and Andrew Young were elected to Congress on Nov. 7, 1972, becoming the first Blacks in Congress since Reconstruction.
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A series of handwritten notes, a farewell address and two letters written by Martin Luther King Jr. were among more than 100 items up for auction Thursday by his former secretary Maude Ballou. The auction brought in more than $130,000. (Photo: AFP...
President Obama uses faith to guide his life as a man and a president.