Rihanna Becomes First Black Woman to Have an Album on Billboard 200 Chart for 200 Weeks

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When it’s time to look back at 2019, it could be considered the year of Rihanna, based on all she’s accomplished. The singer’s latest feat surrounds her last album “Anti,” because it’s made her the first Black woman to be...

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Harlem Renaissance Stories to be Published in New Short Story Collection

She’s one of the most influential figures in American letters and a hero of the Harlem Renaissance. Now, Zora Neale Hurston fans have a new slate of stories to dig into from the renowned scholar and writer. A new collection...

Prince’s Memoir, ‘The Beautiful Ones,’ Is A Brief But Compelling Affirmation Of His Blackness

I watched Prince’s performance at the 2007 Super Bowl halftime show from my college dorm room, which was furnished with outdated devices from home. I popped a blank VHS tape into my VCR to capture what music lovers — and internet polls...

African American Photographer: Untold Stories

The African American photographer played a pivotal role in the history of America. But, they did more than just take pictures. Instead, they were instrumental in documenting the role that African Americans played in building the United States.

Lupita Nyong’o Tackles Colorism In New Children’s Book, Sulwe

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Lupita Nyong’o has released a children’s book to help kids be comfortable in the skin that they’re in. “When I was younger, I had trouble accepting my skin,” the actress tells Good Morning America. “I grew up in Kenya around...

Remembering The Legacy Of TV Trailblazer Diahann Carroll

Diahann Carroll, a pioneering and Oscar-nominated actress who broke the color barrier in network television, died of cancer on Oct. 4 in Los Angeles. She was 84. Carroll’s daughter, Suzanne Kay, released a statement praising her mother’s trailblazing work...

‘We’ve Survived So Much’: Jada Pinkett Smith Opens Up About CPS Showing Up to Home Over Claims She Was ‘Abusing’ Willow Smith

“We’ve been through so much as a family, it takes a lot to rock us,” she told the Daily Mail when talking about the worst thing that has ever happened to her clan.

27 Top Black Youtube Stars From Around The World You Need To Follow

27 Top Black YouTube Stars
When it comes to the most viewed and popular content, it doesn’t matter how many photos or clever memes you choose to share, video reigns supreme, and many love the options that video-streaming provides. Many of us like to see things live...

Music Legend Melvin Williams Launches Photo Contest to Celebrate Black Moms

Open Photo Submissions to Celebrate Moms for Mother’s Day Nationwide — Music legend Melvin Williams and his entertainment company MWE have launched an open submission for photo images for a video tribute to celebrate Mother’s Day and his song titled...

Akon Wants African Actors Cast in ‘Coming to America’ Sequel

“They should cast some African comedians and African actors because the film industry in Africa is huge.” ByChristina Santi Akon is anticipating the release of Coming to America 2, the sequel to the 1988 film starring Eddie Murphy as a...


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