history

June is Black Music Month and what a great month to celebrate the history and contributions that black artists have given music as a whole. Have you ever wondered how the whole idea came to exist? Well, Co-Founder Dyana Williams sat down with the Huffington Post to talk about the inception of the historical month […]

Sunday’s Academy Awards was championed by many for its diversity. The program had big wins for people of color. Quite a few also presented awards.…

A brand new infographic highlights just how white and male the Academy Awards really are. According to research by book publisher Lee & Low, since the…

Black History Highlight NINA SIMONE February 21, 1933- April 21, 2003 Courtesy of BIOGRAPHY.COM Born Eunice Kathleen Waymon, on February 21, 1933, in Tryon, North Carolina, Nina Simone took to music at an early age, learning to play piano at the age of 4 and singing in her church’s choir. The sixth of seven children, Simone grew […]

Black History Highlight  HUEY P. NEWTON courtesy of BIOGRAPHY.COM Civil Rights/Social Activist Huey Percy Newton was born on this day February 17, back in  1942, in Monroe, Louisiana.  Newton helped establish the African-American political organization the Black Panther Party, and became a leading figure in the Black Power movement of the 1960s.  Despite his legal […]

Beyonce doesn’t know how to do anything else but win. After dropping a surprise album that sold more than 600,00 copies in three days, Bey…

  Is there a stopping point for this guy? TMZ is reporting that Yeezus has actually crossed a line of disrespect that really has gone…

Radio One Founder and Chairperson Cathy Hughes issues the following on statement in recognition of the passing of Nelson Mandela. “The world has lost a…

  When I first heard about Darrell Wallace Jr. being the first Black man in fifty years to win a NASCAR series race, my first…

We all know Americans love to eat a lot, so why can’t our president Barack Obama chow down on some good ol’ American Grub? Here…

  Can you imagine seeing this at a Fourth of July Parade? This sight was a reality for many participants and viewers in the 2013 4th of July Parade in Hope Mills, NC. Farmer Donnie Spell pieced together this attraction for his town’s Independence Day Parade, carrying a truck full of Watermelons, with signs and […]