The sequel to Tyler Perry’s Why Did I Get Married hits movie theaters on April 2nd. The entire cast from the original film returns for the sequel and we’re sure it will be just as successful as the first. Janet Jackson looks like she’s come a long way from Poetic Justice. RELATED: Jill Scott Prepares […]

July 2nd, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act.  The signing of this act was the most sweeping civil rights legislation since reconstruction.  The Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination of all kinds based on race, color, religion or national origin.  See President Johnson’s remarks on the signing of this bill:

Via:  TheUrbanDaily.com // With the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards a quickly fading memory (if it weren’t for our live blog coverage, I would’ve already forgotten what happened last night), here’s a list of the folks who probably won’t be forgetting it any time soon: the winners! Beyoncé was the big winner last night, taking home […]

Via:  Elev8.com // I really enjoyed watching the Grammy Awards.  There were so many funny things to see and hear from the red carpet arrivals to the staged performances. I’ve compiled a list of 20 questions for all of us who enjoy the awards season.  I look forward to your responses. 1.    Do you think […]

On October 1, 1962 James Meredith became the first African American student to enroll at the University of  Mississippi.  President Kennedy had to send 5,000 federal troops after rioting broke out.  Check out some footage from that day below:

Over the years there have been several African American sitcoms to grace to TV screen.  Check out our gallery that pays tribute to those sitcoms:

VIA:  FindArticles.Com For centuries African Americans have dominated the American music scene.  Black music is in fact America’s original music, and the Spirituals-Blues-Jazz-Gospel-Charleston-Twist-HipHop gift is the foundation not only of  rhythm and blues but also of Broadway and The Grammys.  Read about three of the most important moments in Black Music History below: 1.  1660 […]

As we celebrate Black History month, we pay tribute to Rosa Parks. Rosa Parks was a modest seamstress on her way home from work when…

Grammy tribute to Michael Jackson featuring Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Celine Dion and more!

LAS VEGAS (Jan. 30) – Miss Virginia Caressa Cameron won the 2010 Miss America title Saturday night after strutting in a skintight yellow dress, belting Beyonce’s “Listen” from “Dreamgirls” and telling kids they should get outside more often. Cameron, a 22-year-old from Fredericksburg, Va., won a $50,000 scholarship and the crown in Las Vegas after […]

// Last weekend, following the 25th Annual Stellar Awards ceremony held in Nashville, Tennesee, Kirk Franklin banded together a group of gospel music artists billed as Artists United for Haiti to record “Are You Listening: A Love Song For Haiti.” The single was immediately made available for sale on the internet. None of the artists […]

Via:  Elev8.com // From SignOnSanDiego.com – Trusting your creative instincts is one of the most important things any artist can do. But when charismatic San Diego singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tonex was putting together his fifth and latest major label album, “Unspoken,” he ended up succeeding by going against his instincts. Rather than write and […]