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20 Greatest Black Duets Over The Past 20 Years

This year’s Black Music Month has been quite entertaining! We welcomed a revival of House music, looked back on some classic jams to bump for Juneteenth and even paid homage to albums by Black musicians that are celebrating a 20th anniversary in 2022. With… Continue Reading “20 Greatest Black Duets Over The Past 20 Years”

Mary J. Blige Is Summertime Fine In ‘Come See About Me’ Music Video

Source: Dimitrios Kambouris / Getty Mary J. Blige is summertime fine in the visuals for her new single “Come See About Me,” the latest from her Good Morning Gorgeous album. In the music video, the beauty is shown enjoying her time on the beach,… Continue Reading “Mary J. Blige Is Summertime Fine In ‘Come See About Me’ Music Video”

New York Mom Shot And Killed Execution Style While Pushing Baby In Stroller

On the peak of a shift in New York gun laws following a questionable Supreme Court ruling last week, a 20-year-old new mom was shot in the head at point-blank range while pushing her three-month-old in a stroller on the Upper East Side. We… Continue Reading “New York Mom Shot And Killed Execution Style While Pushing Baby In Stroller”

Black Music Month: Usher Celebrates The 25th Anniversary of ‘My Way’ on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series

Source: Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty June is Black Music Month. In 1979, President Jimmy Carter decreed that the month of June would be dedicated to celebrating the African American music and musicians that have helped the country to dance, express their faith through song,… Continue Reading “Black Music Month: Usher Celebrates The 25th Anniversary of ‘My Way’ on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Series”

Kevin Durant Requests Trade From Brooklyn, NBA Twitter Responds With Kyrie Irving Slander

Source: Sarah Stier / Getty The Kevin Durant, and Kyrie Irving, era of the Brooklyn Nets is [probably] officially over. On Friday (June 30) afternoon, news broke that the former has formally requested he be traded to another team. BREAKING: Kevin Durant has requested… Continue Reading “Kevin Durant Requests Trade From Brooklyn, NBA Twitter Responds With Kyrie Irving Slander”

Watch: Radio One Presents The Music Meeting

In celebration of Black Music Month, Radio One hosts the 2nd annual Music Meeting, a virtual forum that gives a behind-the-scenes look at the business of music presented by Radio One. Attendees gain an insider’s perspective on the vital role the industry plays in… Continue Reading “Watch: Radio One Presents The Music Meeting”

Kimberly Elise Ridiculed For Saying Roe V. Wade Overturning Will Save “Millions of Babies”

Veteran actress Kimberly Elise is known for playing the character that you usually sympathize for, whether it’s her epic tear-jerker of a role in the 1996 classic Set It Off or becoming a “shero” for sisters everywhere in Tyler Perry’s 2005 breakout film Diary… Continue Reading “Kimberly Elise Ridiculed For Saying Roe V. Wade Overturning Will Save “Millions of Babies””

How This Brooklyn Entrepreneur Is Opening The Door For Black Creatives

Source: Courtesy of Shore Fire / Shorefire Brooklyn-born and bred Morehouse College alumni, Coltrane Curtis is an entrepreneur, marketing mogul, style icon, and family man who has made a career out of being first. He was the first to launch and run Complex magazine.… Continue Reading “How This Brooklyn Entrepreneur Is Opening The Door For Black Creatives”

Ketanji Brown Jackson Officially Sworn In As First Black Woman On Supreme Court Bench

At a time when many political decisions of the highest order are left in the hands of the U.S. Supreme Court (ex: overturning of Roe v. Wade), now is more important than ever to have a sense of allyship with those on the bench. Today… Continue Reading “Ketanji Brown Jackson Officially Sworn In As First Black Woman On Supreme Court Bench”

‘Serve It And Charge Her’: Emmett Till’s Family Wants White Woman Arrested Amid Discovery Of 1955 Warrant

Source: Andrew Lichtenstein / Getty We all know the story of 14-year-old Emmett Till, the vicious white monsters who tortured and killed him, and the racist white woman who set it all in motion. We know the white men were acquitted of the murder… Continue Reading “‘Serve It And Charge Her’: Emmett Till’s Family Wants White Woman Arrested Amid Discovery Of 1955 Warrant”