Black History Month

Iota Phi Theta was founded on September 19, 1963 at Morgan State College (now known as Morgan State University) by 12 students: Albert Hicks, Lonnie Spruill, Jr., Charles Briscoe, Frank Coakley, John Slade, Barron Willis, Webster Lewis, Charles Brown, Louis Hudnell, Charles Gregory, Elias Dorsey, Jr., Michael Williams. The fraternity is now the fifth largest […]

Black women have donned gymnastics gold at the Olympic games, changing the narrative of the sport in the process.

Ebony paved the way for black stories to be told authentically, effortlessly, and unapologetically. 

As a result of her courageous efforts to uncover slave ships that sank during The Middle Passage, journalist-turned-pioneering-deep-diver Tasha Roberts has now become the first Black woman to grace the cover of 'National Geographic' as a Nat Geo Explorer.

From John Amos and James Avery to Anthony Anderson and Adrian Holmes, Black fatherhood has come in various shapes and sizes on TV.

The advocation for mental health in the Black community has taken decades to become a non-taboo subject.

When it comes to being a Black music journalist, though, the responsibility to uphold the culture and give an honest take on the musicians representing us becomes all the more significant.

Another win for Black History Month! Snapchat launched its #CelebrateBlackVoices challenge on Spotlight in honor of Black History Month. The social media platform will give Snapchatters an opportunity to win a share of $10,000 by creating a video Snap showcasing how they celebrate Black voices. Learn more inside.

Seeing what pioneers like Dapper Dan started and successors like Kerby Jean-Raymond continue to do as designers in Black fashion today proves that we’re only beginning to see what our culture will do in the field moving forward.

Long before there was the “Houston Texas Baby” native, Beyoncé, there was a woman by the name of Anna Mae Bullock, born in the “Nutbush City Limits”, Tennessee. We would later call her Tina Turner, the Queen Of Rock ’N’ Roll. November 25, 1967 Turner became the first female and black artist to grace the […]

Beauty is a billion-dollar industry and with Black dollars at stake, these ladies are cashing in big time.