black icons

Harry Belafonte celebrated his 90th birthday on March 1, reaching a milestone age where many would be glad to relax and look back fondly on their achievements. However, the veteran entertainer, actor and activist is hardly resting on his laurels as he continues his global humanitarian work while using his fame to bridge generational gaps. […]

Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. is considered a civil rights icon now. He has a monument in Washington, D.C., a federal holiday that we celebrate this week and is revered as a man who sought to bring a divided nation together. He is oft-quoted as the antithesis of the Black Lives Matter movement which […]

On this day in 1978, celebrated freedom fighter and abolitionist Harriet Tubman received a history-making honor from the United States Postal Service. The USPS issued…

  The Tom Joyner Morning Show talks to Deputy Postmaster General Ron Stroman about the Maya Angelou Forever Stamp. The First-Day-of-Issue stamp dedication ceremony was April…

  The Tom Joyner Morning Show talks to author Tavis Smiley about his new book, ‘My Journey With Maya’ and his relationship with Maya Angelou.…

Muhammad Ali may be the most documented athlete in history. He’s already been profiled in When We Were Kings, The Trials of Muhammad Ali and…

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bidders from around the world bought up Michael Jackson memorabilia worth nearly $1 million at an auction on the anniversary of his death, including $190,000 for the Swarovski-crystal-studded glove he wore on his 1984 Victory Tour.