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It’s only been one month since the National African-American has been opened and already tickets are sold out until March 2017. “The National Museum Of African-American History And Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington D.C. opened as part of the Smithsonian Institute last month, and according to recent reports, it’s doing incredibly well. Initially expected to attract […]

The school staff only asked Black students to sign the “Keepin’ it 100” pledge to be better students.

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

Taye Diggs caused a social media firestorm when he revealed he didn’t want his biracial son to identify solely as African-American. But in reality, there are a host of mixed celebrities who are absolutely comfortable with their African-American identity, and proudly celebrate their melting pot backgrounds. As American continues to brown, here’s a gallery of […]

This little girl reminds me of me when I was younger. I joined the mass choir when I was 3 years old and they couldn’t keep me away from the mic! When I say lil mama felt the spirit, I mean she really felt it. See for yourself here: Ms. Ebony J “The Host That Does The […]

Rae Dawn Chong, Oprah’s Winfrey’s former “Color Purple” co-star has let Oprah have it, by claiming that Oprah is a self-centered fat “biotch” whowould have been a field n**ger back in the salve days. In case your wondering, Rae Dawn is part African American. Dawn talks about her personal relationship with Oprah on “Matty P’s […]

Later this year, Civil Rights activist, Rosa Parks will be the first African-American woman to be honored with a statue of her likeness on Capitol Hill at Statuary Hall. Parks is known as the “mother of the freedom movement” and the” first lady of Civil Rights movement” and gained these impressive titles from refusing to […]

Happy Founders Day SIGMAS ! Jan 9, 2013   Happy Founders day to Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Incorporated. The organization was founded January 9th, 1914 at Howard University. The founders of the Phi Beta Sigma Inc. were A.Langston Taylor, Charles I.Brown, and Leonard F. Morse. Famous Sigmas Science/Education/Medicine Bro. George Washington Carver – Scientist & Educator […]

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SEPTEMBER 12TH IS NATIONAL GRANDPARENTS DAY WE HONOR EACH OF OUR GRANDPARENTS IN A SPECIAL WAY ALL DAY LONG Speaking of grandparents, there’d most likely be no parents or even us individually today if it were not for our grandparents paving the way for us. Today, we’re acknowledging all the great things they’ve done for […]

Graduate school at a predominantly white institution was a complete culture shock after four years of attending a historically black college and university. Since the age of 10 I knew I would attend and graduate from an HBCU. Both my mother and my aunt were products of HBCUs, and I understood early in adolescence what […]

I was sitting down reading a book today and this Black dude came out of the hospital and said to me, “the verdict is at 2:15.” I just nodded. Then he said, “I hope she doesn’t get any time.” I nodded some more. Then he said, “I mean, even if she did kill her, I […]