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Oprah is getting her own exhibit at the National Museum of African American History!!! The exhibit called “Watching Oprah: The Oprah Winfrey Show and American Culture,” will reportedly pay homage to her career in journalism, film and business and “will feature vintage video clips, interview segments, movie costumes, and personal photos and journals, chronicling her […]

Radio One Raleigh celebrates entrepreneurship at the Black Business & Marketing Expo.

It was the mecca for African American business activity. Imagine a thriving four-block business district bursting with restaurants, grocery stores, banks, and more –

Chrisette Michele took a lot of heat this week for her decision to perform at Donald Trump‘s Inaugural Ball— but should everyone be pointing the finger at Omarosa instead? The Daily Mail reports that the new POTUS was reluctant to have African American performers at his celebrations. A source revealed that “He felt as though black […]

It was the mecca for African American business activity. Imagine a thriving four-block business district bursting with restaurants, grocery stores, banks, and more –

Viola Davis is now the first African American actress to earn three Oscar nominations in a lifetime!! Related Stories: Celeb Pics Of The Week 12/17 – 12/23: Viola Davis and Janelle Monae Light Up Late Night TV; Kelly Rowland Goes Christmas Shopping & More! Viola Davis To Receive Star On Hollywood Walk Of Fame Text […]

Michael Jordan is definitely giving back in a major way by donating $5 million to the National Museum of American American History. We last heard from the legendary NBA player when he broke his silence and released a statement calling for peace following the shootings of Alton Sterling, Philando Castilo and the police in Dallas. […]

Not only did Nitra complete undergrad, she's now about to graduate from law school. Myles is completing his Master's degree in special education, while their son MJ is preparing to graduate from kindergarten.

Rising star Misty Copeland makes history as the first African American Female Principal Dancer with the prestigious American Ballet Theatre. When she discovered ballet, however, Misty was living in a shabby motel room, struggling with her five siblings for a place to sleep on the floor. A true prodigy, she was dancing en pointe within […]

The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports.  The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]

Alabama DMV Closings Limiting Access To Photo ID, Affects Ballot Via Voter ID Laws Alabama state officials’ decision to close 31 driver’s license offices in what is known as the “Black Belt” has raised the eyebrows of many, with some calling it an attempt to suppress the African-American vote through limiting access to state IDs and […]

Knollenberg said he didn't intend to offend anyone with his comments. He also suggested he wasn't racist because he had a Black employee.