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Beyoncé took The music festival Coachella to another level this year, and “Bey” did not disappoint. After performing a medley of her biggest hits, a marching band accompaniment, husband Jay-Z joining her to perform their hit, Déjà Vu and sister Solange on stage at one point to dance. Then two hours into her performance, Bey makes […]

When were slaves finally free in America? President Abraham Lincoln ended slavery with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, however, our brothers and sisters in Texas had no knowledge of their freedom until two and a half years later. Juneteenth started in Galveston, Texas, when slaves still in bondage finally received news on […]

In an effort to end a decades-long frozen relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, President Barack Obama made history when he became the first president in nearly 90 years to visit the island siloed from the rest of the world since the Cold War conflict on Sunday.

candidate running for the Texas State Board of Education -- who, if elected, will determine what goes into children's textbooks -- is facing backlash over comments made on social media about President Obama and the Civil War.

Women inventors don’t often get talked about, but women have given us so many of the crucial advancements we rely on daily. Click on the audio…

Paramount and Netflix dropped out of an overnight bidding war that ended with the historically large offer from Fox Searchlight.

A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty —…

https://instagram.com/p/6vtpwTIg8m/ A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty — a graduate of the College of Charleston — has long been recognized for her dedication to developing young people into professionals. Now, the young woman is solidifying her place […]

It's been discovered that "I Have A Dream" debuted on November 17, 1962 in a segregated high school gym in Rocky Mount, North Carolina.

“I remember you was conflicted, misusing your influence..” Having a sense of patriotism to the country we call America can be fleeting. After all, as a…

The bloody origins of the Dominican Republic’s ethnic ‘cleansing’ of Haitians http://t.co/AAISZltapV — tejwo (@tejwo) June 16, 2015 In what critics describe as ethnic “cleansing,”…

Memorial Day has long been known as a holiday to celebrate and honor America’s soldiers. It’s also the holiday that officially kicks off summer, which…