"He opened doors for filmmakers of color to tell powerful stories that have been too often ignored,” the former president wrote.
About 21,000 people, including Beyonce, Jay-Z and Snoop Dogg, gathered at Staples Center in Los Angeles to honor the late rapper and activist.
The rapper's music had a broad reach and a potent message, and notable figures including Rihanna and Cardi B took the time to pay their respects on the day of his memorial.
A sunrise ceremony kicked off a day of memorials, prayer services, blood drives and dedications to commemorate the lives lost in the Oct. 1, 2017, shooting.
Bill Clinton, Cicely Tyson and others honored the Detroit-raised "Queen of Soul."
Former Vice President Joe Biden teared up as he eulogized Sen. John McCain.
A temporary monument to the victims of the 2016 mass shooting was unveiled Tuesday.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice honors over 4,000 victims of lynching in America.
Nancy Carpenter hopes the sign "turns the page on this weekend's event."
Each of us should remember this painful, terrible page of history, not only on the day of anniversary, but every day.
Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton abruptly left a memorial event in New York City on Sunday morning, sparking reports that she had fallen ill. The Clinton campaign later said that she felt overheated and went to recuperate at her daughter’s apartment.
Khalid Jabara was shot and killed on Aug. 12 outside his home in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Thanks to Ahmed Zewail, science is once again coming to the forefront of the Egyptian World. "A femtosecond to a second, is
Some of my feelings don't come up as easily. They are trapped deep down there, like those coal miners from Chile who were waiting to be rescued.
We remember the work, but also the spirit of this crater that's been left in the black creative space. We speak and will always remember your name as a visionary for this generation's black creatives, Kenneth Wiggins.
A mammoth chunk of my soul shattered on that day, but I know that his death was but one tragedy amongst countless others.
In an epiphany moment, I've suddenly realized, that I'm the same as you in that way. For I too, live my life, on my own terms
There are many ways I could carry on Lindsey's legacy and show the impact she made on my life. She never complained. She always found hope. She bravely explored and participated in clinical trials. She always, always smiled. She got involved.