As Black History Month gets off to a great start, our chairwoman Cathy Hughes spoke to Inc. about the importance of culture here at Urban ONE. The post Cathy Hughes Tells Inc. Magazine Her Mission With Urban ONE: “I’m In The Black People Business” appeared first on Black America Web.

From 3D movies to the traffic light, here are every day essential items that you may or may not know were invented by Black people! The post Best In Black: Essential Items Invented By Black People appeared first on Black America Web.

Musical ensembles and choirs at HBCUs continue to train the next generations of Black musicians, showcasing talent on some of the biggest stages in the world.  The post Best In Black: 15 HBCU Choir Performances That Showcase Extraordinary Talent appeared first on Black America Web.

'The Amanda Seales Show' kicks off Black History Month with an interesting question: does the annual celebration still hit the way it used to? The post Has Black History Month Changed Over Time? | The Amanda Seales Show appeared first on Black America Web.

Black History Month is here and for a time, the month-long celebration of Black history and achievement was a top trending topic on X.

In this exclusive interview, Karen Clark chats with William Holder, a local owner/operator of McDonald's locations in Raleigh, Zebulon and Wendell. Holder talks about how a leap of faith by his wife led to this former police officer taking a chance, which ended up changing the course for his entire family. He also speaks on his experience as a Black owner/operator and how important it is to give back to the community he serves. 

North Carolina Central University (NCCU) is set to host an insightful series of events throughout February 2024 in Durham, spotlighting significant moments and figures in African American history. The curated activities by the C.A. Jones History Club and Earlie E. Thorpe History Graduate Association, in the NCCU Department of History, and the Department of Music will promise an enriching […]

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If you're looking for Black Owned Businesses to support this Black History Month, you've come to the right place.

The influence of actors continues to expand beyond the screen and back into our communities as they break down stereotypes and open new doors for the next set of stars by advocating for inclusion and equality.  The post Best In Black: 15 Black Actors & Actresses Who’ve Had Significant Impact On The Film Industry appeared first on Black America Web.

Radio One Raleigh and the NC Education Lottery want to acknowledge those who are positively impacting their community.

In recognition of Black History Month in February, Chatham Community Library will host a virtual film screening of Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth (2013). This program is free and open to the public. WHAT:                 Virtual Film Screening: Alice Walker: Beauty in Truth WHEN:                 Thursday, February 15 – Thursday, February 22, 2024 WHERE:               Virtual Program (see registration details below) WHO:                   Alice […]

The Town of Carrboro is proud to recognize and celebrate Black people and Black history in Carrboro and across the nation during Black History Month. We invite and encourage all Carrboro residents to participate in local Black History Month events and to learn about and celebrate the lives, history and contributions of Black people during […]