Mahalia Jackson was referred to as the “Queen of Gospel,” and her voice inspired countless vocalists in her genre and beyond. Today is her birthday.
Black History NOW Celebrates the paths paved by those who broke the mold in areas of film, sports, science, art and business. Today, we celebrate the once and future moguls: Business-minded individuals who turned a few dollars into millions.
WE OWE YOU ONE, LISA. The reason you can send a Gif and catch up on your show anytime. Lisa Gelobter – Responsible for the development of GIF’s and Online Video Thanks to Lisa we can send and make hilarious GIFs. Gifs have been an online and social trend for years now and go viral […]
Gale Sayers had a brief but extremely productive NFL career as both a halfback and return specialist. The “Kansas Comet” was born on May 30, 1943, and is the youngest inductee ever into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Earlier this month, in honor of Black History Month, we presented our favorite Lesser Known Black History Facts Everyone Should Know! We hope you enjoyed it, and more than that, we hope you’re ready for more! Every time February rolls around we get to hear about all of the great and fantastic inventions and ideas […]
Howard University made HBCUs proud yet again with its swim and dive team by making Black history on a recent 'Sport Illustrated' Daily Cover.
Black History NOW Celebrates the paths paved by those who broke the mold in areas of film, sports, science, art and business. Today, we celebrate those with Big Screen Dreams: Facing or behind the camera, these visionaries shared the stories of our lives with the world.
Witherspoon had a passion for music and learned to play the trumpet and French horn. But perhaps his greatest gift to the world was that of laughter, as his film and television appearances continue to entertain those young and old to this day.
Nikki Giovanni is without a doubt one of the most celebrated poets of the last 50 years, earning countless awards and accolades for her work. The Knoxville, Tenn. native was born on June 7, 1943.
Black History Month, it’s important that we not only focus on the triumphs, history, and journeys of Black Americans but where the source of Black beauty came from. While Black History Month is a time celebrated in America, it’s important to always remember that our history is deeper than America. 1. Beyonce 2017 Grammy Gown […]