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A Tribe Called Quest, Chance the Rapper, Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and the Time Resuscitated the Grammys

Whether they were showing us how magical black women can be, making political statements, paying homage to a G.O.A.T, or taking your ass to church, the black artists who performed at Sunday night’s Grammys gave the world something to talk ...

Laurence Fishburne and Larenz Tate Resurrect Black History in the Star- Studded Audio Series ‘Bronzeville’

The scripted audio series, which features Fishburne and Tate alongside Tika Sumpter and Tracee Ellis Ross, centers on the 1940s underground economy in Chicago's Bronzeville neighborhood.

Oprah Winfrey On Greenleaf and the Art of Storytelling

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network made its debut, and over the last six years, the network has been able to debut series such as Queen Sugar and Greenleaf that uniquely capture the lives and stories that may not be told elsewhere.

Black History Month Highlights: Did You Know?

IVN continues to highlight some phenomenal African-Americans in our Black History Month tribute.

The World Mourns The Passing of Musical Titan, Mr. Al Jarreau

Renowned for his unique vocal style and musical expressiveness, Al Jarreau died Sunday, Feb. 12, at the age of 76, just a week after being admitted to the hospital for exhaustion. The seven-time Grammy Award winner was the second vocalist ...

BET’s ‘Madiba’ Brings Nelson Mandela’s Anti-Apartheid Struggle to the Small Screen

The biopic miniseries premiered Wednesday February 1st and stars Laurence Fishburne as the African National Congress leader.

In A Q&A With The Root’s Jason Johnson, Smith Talks About His Move From ESPN2 to ESPN Without Skip Bayless

Whether you love him, hate him, quote him or only know the SNL Jay Pharoah impressions of him, everyone has a #hottake about Stephen A. Smith.

The First Ones: 17 African Americans Who Broke Barriers

Inland Valley News celebrates black history month by recognizing these African-Americans for breaking barriers.

San Bernardino County Association of Employees Honor African American Artist for this Year’s Black History Month Celebration

n honor of Black History Month, the San Bernardino County Association of Employees (SBCAAAE), will host a celebration focused on the theme, Embracing Our Uniqueness to Promote Our Purpose.”

Hallmark Mahogany Introduces Exclusive New Jill Scott Collection

Hallmark's Mahogany brand today announced the Jill Scott Collection, a new offering of greeting cards featuring design, editorial and sound inspired by and created with Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Jill Scott.

Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Mahershala Ali and Hidden Figures Win Big at The 23rd Annual Screen Actor Guild Awards

The 23rd Screen Actors Guild Awards took place Sunday night, and on the heels of President HWSRN’s immigration ban specifically targeting Muslims, some award winners used the opportunity to speak out against the atrocities that unfolded over the weekend.

Fatimah Asghar: Why New Web Series is a Love Letter to ‘Brown Girls’ Everywhere

"I want people to see the joy of being a person of color, the joy of these communities, the joy of this friendship."

IVN Celebrates Black History Month: Unsung Heroes

Robert Smalls was an African-American born into slavery in Beaufort, S.C., but during and after the American Civil War, he became a ship’s pilot, sea captain, and politician.

Black History Month Hightlight: Joseph McNeil

Five words that rocked the South. All it took was five words out of Joseph McNeil’s mouth. Five words that would ultimately help drive Jim Crow into a ravine.

Tracee Ellis Ross , Donald Glover, Viola Davis, And Moonlight Win Big at the Golden Globes 2017

Ross made history, and Glover had everyone in the audience wondering, “Who’s Migos?”