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This Day in Black History: Feb. 21, 1949
Louis Armstrong becomes the first jazz musician to appear on the cover of TIME Magazine on Feb. 21,...


Carnegie Hall Concert Honors Black Men on Broadway
Cecily Tyson, Phylicia Rashad, Norm Lewis and other theater legends will be on hand to celebrate Bl...


New Orleans Jazz Landmark Razed in Rebuilding Push
NEW ORLEANS – New Orleans' heritage as the cradle of jazz helps it draw millions of visitors ...


NYC Museum Features Exhibition on Apollo Theater
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Apollo Theater launched the careers of such legends as Ella Fitzge...


Commentary: Sports Fans Can’t Afford to Let History Die in Silence
Aging Willie Mays, Henry Aaron, Ernie Banks and Monte Irvin have tales we all need to hear....


This Day in Black History: April 22, 1922
Charles Mingus, renowned bassist, composer and bandleader, was born on April 22, 1922....


This Day in Black History: April 26, 1886
Ma Rainey, "Mother of the Blues," was born in Columbus, Georgia, on April 26, 1886....


J Dilla Recording Equipment Donated to Smithsonian
The producer’s Moog synthesizer and MPC will be featured at National Museum of African American His...


Pioneering journalist Evelyn Cunningham dies in NY
Pioneering journalist Evelyn Cunningham dies in NY...


Apollo Theater Display Shows Stars Legacy
Apollo Theater Exhibit in DC Shows Stars' Legacy...


Mateo Talks New Single, Surprise Collaboration With Alicia Keys
The R&B new jack is making all the right moves; he even impressed the Grammy Award-winning supersta...


Feds Investigating Nagin Travel, Family Business
Longstanding questions about free trips and gratuities that former Mayor Ray Nagin allegedly accept...


Commentary: Hate, Bigotry Thrive in Sports Despite Global Nature of Athletics
Being a successful athlete doesn't shield you from racism....


Those We Lost In '07
BET's "Those We Lost" celebrates | mourns | and remembers the influential members of the community ...