Sojourner Truth was born into slavery in Swartekill, N.Y., but escaped with her infant daughter to freedom in 1826. After going to court to recover her son, she became the first black woman to win such a case against a white man.
The FBI announced the biggest anti-Mafia operation in its history Thursday. In all, 127 people allegedly linked to the mob were arrested. Here are the stories of four of the biggest mobsters ever arrested.
Tyler Perry has been nominated for a whopping 19 NAACP Image Awards for his work on "For Colored Girls," "Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married Too?" and others.
Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjorn Jagland sits next to an empty chair with the Nobel Peace Prize medal and diploma during a ceremony honoring Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo at city hall in Oslo, Norway, Dec. 10.
A classic runaway train story, 'Unstoppable' has great energy and rumbly action with Denzel Washington as a railroad hero.
Alvin Greene, in a weekend speech, made statements that didn't always match up to the facts according to an Associated Press analysis.
Tony Awards TV ratings down 6% from 2009 despite big star power. Celtics, Lakers Game 5 and new season of 'True Blood' competed in time slot.
Tony Awards: "Welcome to the Tonys," said host Sean Hayes when it began — "the World Cup of show tunes."
The American Theatre Wing's 2010 Tony nominations list, released Tuesday morning, includes Hollywood heavy-hitters like Denzel Washington and Scarlett Johannson.
Cop movie ‘Brooklyn’s Finest’ is a morality tale that puts a bleak cast on the profession.