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Alicia Keys is ready to shine the spotlight on Black women in entertainment.

  Monday night Stanley Nelson’s ‘Vanguard Of The Revolution’ documentary had us glued to our TV screens. The fascinating tribute to the Black Panther Party not only chronicled the rise and fall of the group but also enlightened us all. See the best reactions to the film below: https://twitter.com/fiyawata/status/699782088556474368 https://twitter.com/KimBrownTalks/status/699777013972934661 https://twitter.com/beneviera/status/699795096288542720 https://twitter.com/ChrissyCole/status/699777899428245504 https://twitter.com/EBONYMag/status/699779359310245888 https://twitter.com/Nettaaaaaaaa/status/699815187298148352 https://twitter.com/ReignOfApril/status/699793601862230016 […]

Watch Roland Martin and Stanley Nelson discuss the upcoming documentary The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution in the video clip above. Don't miss the premiere of the film tonight on PBS.

PBS has halted the third season production of Finding Your Roots after an investigation proved the omission of Ben Affleck’s slave-owning ancestor violated ethical guidelines. The…

Remember when Ben Affleck was all sad a couple of months ago when he found out that his family owned slaves on the PBS show Finding…

Ben Affleck has issued an apology for hiding information about his ancestors on the PBS show Finding Your Roots. The actor took to his Facebook page to discuss why…

In continuing fall out from those hacked Sony emails, Wikileaks revealed that actor Ben Affleck asked that his ancestor’s slave owning past be scrubbed from…

President Barack Obama’s plans to allow some undocumented immigrants to reside in the U.S. have come to a halt. Judge Andrew Hanen of the U.S.…

During a recent meeting in Washington, Dr. William Harvey, longtime president of Hampton University and Chairman of President Obama’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs expressed his…

When the men wrongly convicted in the racially-charged Central Park Five rape case were granted $40-plus million in a settlement with New York City, many had felt…

On an episode of ‘Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.,’ Angela Bassett was able to learn some of her background history and  more about her family tree. According to PBS, Bassett’s roots can be traced all the back to slavery and they revealed to her more information of the slave owners of her ancestors […]

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.  has made it a mission to uncover and celebrate history. One of his most compelling ways to do so is…