Stevie Wonder, Rev. Jesse Jackson and more sang the legend's praises.
Representatives from major technology companies are slated to attend the summit organized by Jesse Jackson and his group Rainbow Push.
Jesse Jackson announced that he would run for president of the United States on Nov. 3, 1983.
The increase may be due to a combination of opportunity and changing demographics.
Toni Braxton, Nick Cannon and others celebrate this week.
Blacks want to become more politically active and in control of who serves in public office.