‘I Reinvented Myself’: Usher’s Mom Jonetta Patton Talks Jumps to the...

You may not be familiar with the name Jonetta Patton, but you’re likely aware of exactly who her famous son is. However, after spending...

Bob Johnson Calls on BLM to Establish Independent Black Political Party...

Last week, Bob Johnson, the founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET), sent an open letter to the “leaders and supporters” of the Black Lives...

One month not enough time to appreciate influence of African Americans...

“What does music mean to you? What would you do without music?” — Duke Ellington The irony of this question is that without Duke’s innovations in...

NASCAR driver Bubba Wallace calls for ban on Confederate flags at...

NASCAR is the latest professional sports and entertainment group to see its athletes supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. The move was spearheaded by...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell: I ‘Encourage’ a team to sign Colin...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement Monday in support of former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick being reinstated back into the NFL. “I support and encourage teams...

LeBron James is focused on voting rights now, and there is...

LeBron James has created a new organization aimed at not just increasing African American voter registration and turnout, but also voter education and voting...

Leslie Uggams, first African-American performer to be featured on a weekly,...

By 1969, Leslie Uggams, who had a taste of show business as early as six, had her own television variety show, The Leslie Uggams Show on...

Virginia city removes 176-year-old slave auction block

A 176-year-old slave auction block has been removed from a Virginia city’s downtown. The 800-pound (363-kilogram) stone was pulled from the ground at a Fredericksburg...

Michael Jordan Pledges $100 million To Black Community

Legendary basketball player Michael Jordan, and his Jordan Brand pledged $100 million over 10 years to organizations “dedicated to fighting racial inequality, social justice,...

The Untold Story of John David Washington

The injury that set everything in motion started with a violent pop. To demonstrate the noise, John David Washington juts his two front teeth...