Madame Sissieretta Jones (1869-1933) - opera singer, first Black person to perform at Carnegie Hall.
52 YEARS OF YES
Michelle Obama Appreciation Post + 7 Things You May Not Have Known
Three life lessons from our three Emmy golden girls and history makers.
WE WANT THAT OLD THING BACK
Five fictional characters we wish were real over the people who portrayed them.
WELCOME TO THE FUTURE
Now Streaming: Wondaland Presents: The Eephus - EP
Now Streaming: Blood by Lianne La Havas
The Dominican government has made plans to deport Black Dominicans to Haiti in spite of their citizenship. Sign the petition.
1990's-2000's: Black Edition
Now Streaming: SURF
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment
30 New Notches To Add To (Black) Women's History Month This Year
HILLMAN TAUGHT ME
The 15 Most Important Episodes of A Different World
CONTINUE ON, SISTER
Honorees at the Essence Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon helped me to feel less alone, like I can achieve anything, remind me of my beauty as a darker complected woman, and remind me that I am valid and multi-faceted.
ALL POWER TO THE PEOPLE
5 Things You Didn't Know About the Black Panther Party
VOTUS IS HERE
Have you noticed how political conversation has been controlled by special interest groups, news, and politicians? Voters need the loudest voice in the conversation, which is why we are creating the digital public square!
Five things you may not have known about Kerry Washington.
CHOCOLATE & VANILLA SWIRL
Why I'm not here for interracial relationships. I take an issue with any black man (person) who prefers a race and aesthetic other than his own.
BREAK THE SILENCE
Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Statistics, Warning Signs and Resources.