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Remember the phrase, “Be Kind, Rewind”?  That’s been years ago and you may have forgotten about Blockbuster, that was packed each weekend.  After This Month, Only One Blockbuster Store Will Be Open In The World Before Netflix, there was Blockbuster. Now the old brick-and-mortar video store is on the verge of entering the history books. […]

High School Graduate from Cleveland, Ms., Jasmine Shepard made history by being the first African- American to become the valedictorian in 110 years at her school. But the school administration stepped in and forced Jasmine to have a co- valedictorian with a lower GPA with a white studnet . Mrs. Shepard is suing the North […]

The Obamas have been relieved of their White House duties for a little over a month now and still found the time to make groundbreaking moves. According to the New York Times, Barack and Michelle Obama are making history yet again with their new book deal with Penguin Random House. The company revealed they will publish coming […]

In honor of February being Black History Month, one mom went above and beyond to teach her 5-year-old daughter about the importance of black women throughout history in very a unique way.  Cristi Smith-Jones dressed up her daughter Lola, each day this month, to recreate photos of iconic black women. Smith-Jones posted the photos to her […]

The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

Frances O. Thompson's esteemed carer in public service began in 1985 when she was elected Ward F councilman, making her the first African-American council member in Hudson County's history.

The 70th Annual Tony Awards, which took place on Sunday in the wake of the devastating Orlando tragedy, changed the game this year when all four musical acting awards went to people of color. Broadway’s history has been transformed thanks to three Hamilton cast members and one star from The Color Purple who have cemented their names in American culture […]

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

candidate running for the Texas State Board of Education -- who, if elected, will determine what goes into children's textbooks -- is facing backlash over comments made on social media about President Obama and the Civil War.

Paramount and Netflix dropped out of an overnight bidding war that ended with the historically large offer from Fox Searchlight.

https://instagram.com/p/6vtpwTIg8m/ A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty — a graduate of the College of Charleston — has long been recognized for her dedication to developing young people into professionals. Now, the young woman is solidifying her place […]

A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty —…