June 6, 2012
We go down black-music memory lane and give you a peek into our upcoming coverage.
by Brett Johnson onMay 18, 2012
From Mary J. to Aretha to Battleship's Rihanna, these singers have proved they're SAG card-worthy.
May 31, 2011
In an episode of African-American Lives that originally aired on PBS in 2009, Tina Turner learns about her family's origins as sharecroppers.
March 10, 2011
From Diana Ross to Lena Horne to Queen Latifah, black women in pop culture have defied the odds, inspired and awed their fans. In honor of Women's History Month, we've put together a list of some of the icons of black female empowerment.
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