According to reports, Queen Latifah has been named as one of the seven honorees that will be awarded the W.E.B Du Bois medal at Harvard University, as she is being recognized for her contributions to black history and the culture. Related Stories: Queen Latifah Will Play ‘Ursula’ For ABC’s The Little Mermaid Live Queen Latifah […]

Oprah is making history again, as she will be accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award!  She will be the first ever African-American woman to receive the Gloden Globe Award. This was announced on Wednesday by the 2012 winner of the award, Morgan Freeman. According to Variety Magazine, the recipient is chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press […]

Black Harvard students will have their own commencement ceremony two days before the regular ceremony. A lot of universities have similar separate ceremonies, but this is a first for Harvard. According to Fox News, students raised $27,000 for the ceremony. Related Stories: Viola Davis Wins Harvard University’s Artist Of The Year Rihanna Receives Harvard Recognition […]

Arguably the greatest rapper of all time, Tupac Shakur, was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame last night at Barclays Center in New York City. To honor him, Snoop, Alicia Keys, YG, T.I. and more were called to perform and did not disappoint. Things got kicked off from Alicia Keys performing “I Ain’t Mad at […]

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2015 is quickly winding down, but before the year officially comes to an end, VH1 is teaming up with Entertainment Weekly to honor some of the biggest stars in pop culture with their “VH1 Big in 2015 with Entertainment Weekly Award Ceremony.” The award ceremony will air on VH1 on December 7th at 9pm and […]

As closest friends, it would only be logical for Jay Z to be Kanye’s best man for his wedding. With the wedding being aired on E!, Jay wants no parts of being on the KUWTK show. If the soon to be weds, Kanye and Kim decide against airing the wedding then Jay has expressed that […]

April 3rd marks 15 years since his father’s untimely death in a plane crash in Croatia.  Ron Brown is  the country’s first African-American Secretary of Commerce and first to serve as Chairman of the Democratic National Party.  His son,  at-large D.C. councilman Michael Brown pushed into legislation the historical dedication of a popular street named […]