Frederick Douglass

President Obama has announced plans to visit a mosque for the first time in his presidency.

Since the American colonies declared independence from Great Britain in 1776, there have been questions of what that independence means for America’s black citizens. As…

A panel assembled by The Grio has ranked the 25 most influential African American leaders of all time. Here are the top ten: 1. Martin Luther King, Jr. 2. Barack Obama 3. W.E.B. Du Bois 4. Thurgood Marshall 5. Malcolm X 6. Frederick Douglass 7. Harriet Tubman 8. Rosa Parks 9. Ida B. Wells-Barnett 10. […]