Gabourey Sidibe, From 'Precious' To 'AfroPop'

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A woman takes the oath of allegiance during a naturalization ceremony at the district office of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services in Newark, N.J. John Moore/Getty Images hide caption

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Five of the eight senators who proposed a bipartisan plan for an immigration overhaul attend a Capitol Hill news conference Monday. From left are John McCain of Arizona, Chuck Schumer of New York, Marco Rubio of Florida, Robert Menendez of New Jersey and Dick Durbin of Illinois. Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Hans Massaquoi told his story in Destined to Witness: Growing up Black in Nazi Germany. The former managing editor of Ebony magazine died on his 87th birthday last Saturday. Matthew P. D'Agostino/AP hide caption

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'Ebony' Editor Began Life Black In Nazi Germany

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Sarah Collins Rudolph was with her sister Addie Mae Collins when a bomb exploded in the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala. The 1963 bombing killed her sister and three other girls, and Collins Rudolph was seriously injured in the attack. Frank Couch/AL.COM /Landov hide caption

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Long Forgotten, 16th Street Baptist Church Bombing Survivor Speaks Out

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Did President Obama Misuse MLK's Bible?

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Former 'Ebony' Editor Was Proud German

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Thefts Make Korean Pastor Tackle Prejudice At Home

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Study: Latino Children Make Up For Academic Shortcomings With Strong Social Skills

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Remembering Seneca Falls, Selma And Stonewall

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Do We Still Need HBCUs?

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Civil Rights Highlighted On Inauguration Day

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