Black icons

As responses continue to roll in to Beyoncè’s “Formation” video and Super Bowl performance, it appears that at least one person has decided to do…

On this day in 1978, celebrated freedom fighter and abolitionist Harriet Tubman received a history-making honor from the United States Postal Service. The USPS issued…

  Though Chuck D. of Public Enemy once rhymed “Most of my heroes don’t appear on no stamps,” that seems to be changing. In recent…

  The Tom Joyner Morning Show talks to author Tavis Smiley about his new book, ‘My Journey With Maya’ and his relationship with Maya Angelou.…

Muhammad Ali may be the most documented athlete in history. He’s already been profiled in When We Were Kings, The Trials of Muhammad Ali and…