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  Via Essence: A new documentary about Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movements is coming to a theater near you. 7AM is a film based on the past and current struggles Black Americans trying to create and maintain an economic infrastructure in the U.S. Take a look at the trailer below:

Medical progress saves lives, but sometimes scientists let the hope of a breakthrough get in the way of ethics. Recently, the United States government issued a formal apology to Guatemala for experiments done there in the 1940s that involved infecting prisoners and mental patients with syphilis. The Guatemala project is just one of many terrible […]

Do you hear the wheels spinning and the brakes screeching?! Well, it’s a good thing because Darrell Wallace Jr, has taken NASCAR by storm becoming the second black driver to win on a national level. It has been over half-century since the first black driver won on the NASCAR level–his name is Wendell Scott and […]

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The Queen of Jazz, The First Lady of Song, the beautiful and wonderful Ella Fitzgerald. Ella Fitzgerald was an American jazz vocalist, and her voice was as beautiful as she was.  Recognized for the ranges that she would sing, and the power behind them.  Born in Newport News, VA and made her way to an […]

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16 years ago today, March 9, 1997, the world of hip hop  music, lost one of its greatest artists, The Notorious B.I.G.  Christopher “The Notorious B.I.G.” Wallace, is still one of the greatest rappers of all time, and til this day, his music continues to live on. Some called him Biggie Smalls, others called him B.I.G., but […]

Can you believe it has been 11 years since the untimely death of one of the most beautiful and talented singers in our lifetime. Today is the anniversary of Aaliyah’s death. She passed in a tragic plane crash on August 25, 2001. Although she may be gone her music and lasting memory still lives. Listen to her […]