Black History Month

Guess who is coming back to the theaters just in time for the Blackest Month of the Year??? Black Panther!! Disney made the announcement that the film will be shown during the week of February 1-7th. And get this! The film will be played for free at 250 theaters. Disney is also donating a $1.5 million grant […]

Didn’t she help her husband promote the bother movement? Twitter did not receive the First Lady’s “Happy National African American History Month” tweet on Tuesday. Melania Trump decided on Feb 13 would be the perfect timing to acknowledge Black History Month but it turned into another fail on her part. As you see many tweeters did […]

“Sesame Street” is taking part in Black History Month that all parents and children can enjoy together. The classic TV show is dropping gems from their vault on some of the biggest black entertainers, poets, and icons on Youtube. A spokesperson for the show told The Huffington Post that diversity is a very important part of […]

Fresh off the news that it is now the highest-grossing Academy Award-nominated film this year (with $127.5 million and counting,) Hidden Figures continues to inspire little girls everywhere with its incredible true story that is the epitome of #BlackGirlMagic. Since the film has been such a hit and resonated with so many, especially those in […]

Most African-American men have to shave. And when they do, they might have Tristan Walker to thank. The financial trader turned entrepreneur is the founder of Bevel, which hopes to solve the irritation and razor bump problem that plagues many African-American shavers. Walker, 32, a Queens, N.Y. native, founded Walker and Company, one of the […]

Everybody loves them some Maxwell. The sultry crooner is the voice behind the Black woman’s national anthem (This Woman’s Work, of course), and he is the powerhouse vocalist behind one of the most epic R&B intros of all time (he holds that intro to Ascension longer than we even thought humanly possible). Though Max doesn’t […]

Tamika D. Mallory entered the social justice arena in a heartbreaking way. She has firsthand experience with the scourge of gun violence. The New York City native, now 36, lost her son’s father, Jason Ryans, to gun violence. Her son was a toddler at the time. That and the fact that her parents were founding […]

The President of the United States has issued a press release proclaiming the new name, and promises events and programs in February.   WASHINGTON (WLS) — President Donald Trump has signed a Proclamation honoring February 2017 as National African American History Month. According to the White House press secretary, President Trump signed a proclamation on […]

While Shonda Rhimes has put the world on notice that Black women can run successful TV franchises, women in television’s executive suite ranks have been few and far between with Black women fewer and farther between than anyone else. Channing Dungey’s appointment to the head of ABC Networks is one of the glass-ceiling breaking kind […]

  For some, singer Andra Day exploded over night, but the 30-year-old will quickly tell you that couldn’t be further from the truth. Equal parts cool and…

Sunday February 21, 2016 marked another first just in time for Black History Month.  Eleven-time Grammy nominee Jazmine Sullivan is now the first African American R&B artist to sing the National Anthem at a National Hockey League game. Sullivan brought the crowd to a thunderous cheer when she effortlessly belted out the Star-Spangled Banner at […]