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Kanye West must be feeling the ultralight beams flowing after achieving his latest accomplishment. According to the Pitchfork, Ye’s 2016 project, The Life of Pablo, has surpassed the one million equivalent album units mark, earning the rapper his eighth career platinum album. TLOP has been streamed over 3 billion times worldwide and has just hit 1.5 billion streams […]

Nicki Minaj is breaking all kinds of records these days and she isn’t afraid to twerk about it. The rapper set a new record for most Hot 100 hits by a female artist Monday after three of her new songs (“No Frauds,” “Regret in Your Tears” and “Changed It”) all landed on the Billboard chart, giving her a […]

The Obamas have been relieved of their White House duties for a little over a month now and still found the time to make groundbreaking moves. According to the New York Times, Barack and Michelle Obama are making history yet again with their new book deal with Penguin Random House. The company revealed they will publish coming […]

The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.

The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

candidate running for the Texas State Board of Education -- who, if elected, will determine what goes into children's textbooks -- is facing backlash over comments made on social media about President Obama and the Civil War.

And you thought TV's first interracial kiss was between Star Trek's Captain Kirk and Lieutenant Uhura in 1968.

Viola Davis made history on Sunday night as the first Black woman ever to win the Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series award for her…

It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

The Black Victorians. Who were they? And why haven’t we heard more about them? Similar to the legend that was Dido Elizabeth Belle, a biracial…