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Lil Wayne Flips Out During Interview When ABC News’ Linsey Davis Asks About His Lyrics & Black Lives Matter

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Rapper Lil Wayne tells ABC News’ Linsey Davis “I don’t feel connected to a damn thing that ain’t got nothin’ to do with me,” in reference to the Black Lives Matter movement. He eventually yells, “I’m connected, I’m a gangbanger.” Watch for yourself.

On MLK Day Jada Pinkett Smith and Spike Lee Announce Plans to Skip the Oscars

Emmy-Award Winning Director Stanley Nelson Announces New Film on the History of HBCUs with Launch of HBCURising.com

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New York, NY – Emmy-Award winning director Stanley Nelson, today announced his new film Tell Them We Are Rising:The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with the launch of HBCURising.com. This marks the first comprehensive film on the history of HBCUs and the director’s first multimedia, crowdsourced project accompanying the production and release […]

Black Colleges Play A Vital Role in President Obama’s Plan

R&B Divas Shirley Murdoch and Cheryl Pepsii Riley Perform for Packed House at Birmingham Museum of Art

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Birmingham, AL – Earlier this week the Birmingham City Council treated over 600 guests to an electrifying concert featuring R&B divas Shirley Murdoch and Cheryl Pepsii Riley at the Birmingham Museum of Art to kick-off the 75th Annual McDonald’s Magic City Classic; one of the largest HBCU football games in the nation. Councilor Shelia Tyson […]

Cheryl Pepsii Riley to Perform at the Legendary Blues Alley in Washington DC – TONIGHT

Vocalist Lori Jenaire’s Jazzy R&B Classic “As You Are” Featuring Patrice Rushen Makes Billboard’s Top Five and Raises Awareness About Autoimmune Related Diseases

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Vocalist Lori Jenaire is pledging .25 cents from every single sold of “As You Are” to the 25th anniversary celebration of the American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association, Inc. (AARDA) #25for25 Campaign. Los Angeles, CA – With the release of her Top Five Billboard Hot Singles Sales charting debut, “As You Are,” featuring Patrice Rushen, a […]

Black, White and Blue: A Spotlight on Race in America

Hip-Hop Legend T.I. Condemns Police Brutality in Powerful Social Justice EP “Us or Else”

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US or Else is the first single from “We Will Not” project by T.I. The EP is available on all digital retailers now. I hope we can all show support and download a copy. TIDAL: http://smarturl.it/tWeWillNot iTunes: http://smarturl.it/iWeWillNot

Diamond Reynolds Has Strength to Broadcast Live Video After Police Officer Kills her Boyfriend When Stopped for Broken Light

Hollywood Equality: New Report Finds that Across 800 films, Representation of Gender, Race/Ethnicity, LGBT Status, Disability Still Lags Behind Population Norms

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Los Angeles, CA – Though the conversation on inequality in Hollywood is now at peak volume, a new report reveals that little has changed on screen or behind the camera. Authored by Professor Stacy L. Smith and the Media, Diversity & Social Change (MDSC) Initiative at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, the study […]

Spike Lee Revisits Young Michael Jackson in ‘From Motown to Off the Wall

CBCF To Honor Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree and Dionne Warwick with Lifetime Achievement Awards at 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts

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Washington, DC -The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Incorporated (CBCF) announced that legendary actors Cicely Tyson, Richard Roundtree, and music icon Dionne Warwick will accept awards for their lifetime achievements in the arts during the 20th Annual Celebration of Leadership in the Fine Arts. The awards ceremony, which will take place Sept. 14 at the Sidney […]

New Stephanie Tubbs Jones Internship Program Announced by the Delta Foundation

Video of 4th Graders from Watkins Elementary School Reciting Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 Speech at the Lincoln Memorial

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This video is old but relevant on the 53rd anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream Speech” and we have Republicans and Democrats fighting like foreigners. The bigotry and race-baiting needs to stop. Once upon a time people in the same family were Republican, Democrat, and Independent. Now, people with different […]

Civil Rights Icon, Dr. Joseph E. Lowery, Will Be Honored During DNC Watch Party Celebrating the Black Vote