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Black History Month |

Determined to Serve: Black Doctors in the Civil War

Little is known about these brave men, but there is a move to change that.

Selma to Montgomery

"I saw those state troopers with their Billy clubs. They took one end of the Billy club in one hand and began to beat heads. I saw blood flowing. I heard pandemonium break out as they lobbed gas canisters over in the crowd."

Condoleezza Rice: Growing up in 'Bombingham'

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice remembers growing up in Birmingham, Alabama during the heated Civil Rights era of the 1950s and ‘60s.

Civil War: Faith in Black and White

CBN News anchor Lee Webb travels to Richmond, Virginia, to investigate the untold story of Stonewall Jackson.

Wintley Phipps: I Have a Dream Too

Baritone and piano player Wintley Phipps talks about the role of music in Black history and sings "Amazing Grace".

The Day Billy Graham Did the Unthinkable

Billy Graham and Martin Luther King, Jr. worked together to promote civil rights for African-Americans.

Forgiving Racial Injustice: The Murder of Emmett Till

In 1955, Emmett Till was lynched for whistling at a white woman. Till's cousin, Simeon, forgives those responsible.

MLK's Dream Fulfilled

Obama has made history formally accepting the top spot on a major party ticket, but today marks another major milestone.

Civil Rights' Unsung Hero

Ninety-six-year-old Johnnie Rebecca Carr is a woman who devoted her entire life to the civil rights struggle in Montgomery.

Behind the Scenes of 'Red Tails'

CBN News' Charlene Israel talks to the actors from Red Tails about the story of the WWII Tuskegee Airmen and the courage it took to break the race barrier for military fighter pilots.

George Washington Carver: Master Inventor, Artist

Carver fell in love with the wonders of nature - a passion that earned him a nick name that lasted a lifetime.

Spiritual Songs Still Inspire African-Americans

Whether it is swaying with gospel choirs, tapping along with quartets, or simply raising hands to the rhythm of soul-stirring songs, gospel music can be seen -- and heard -- throughout black America.

Booker T: Lifting the Veil of Ignorance

Tuskegee University was founded in 1881 by a ex-slave - a man who became the most influential American educator of his time.

Meet The Blind Boys of Alabama

The Blind Boys of Alabama travel around the world sharing the Gospel through music.

Kim Cash Tate Goes Colorblind

Kim was consumed with African American culture and she harbored a contempt for other races, until a relationship with Jesus began to change her heart.

African-American History

Actor Nate Parker

Faith and Courage in Red Tails

Actor Nate Parker talks about his movie and the legacy of the Tuskegee Airmen.

Fulfilling Dr. King's Dream

Fulfilling Dr. King's Dream

Though it is realized more today than ever before, there's still room to grow in our love for each other.

Blood & Fire: The 1st Kansas 'Colored' Infantry

Blood & Fire: The 1st Kansas 'Colored' Infantry

They were not even recognized as citizens of the country they fought so valiently to defend.

Slave Descendants Remember 'Escape on the Pearl'

Slave Descendants Remember 'Escape on the Pearl'

The largest-ever attempted slave escape took place April 15, 1848.

Leaders in Black History

Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman

Leader of the Underground Railroad

Frederick Douglass

Frederick Douglass

Orator. Author. Abolitionist.

Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall

First African-American Supreme Court Justice

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Barack Obama

First African-American U.S. President