Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Oprah Says Rebooting Her Talk Show Would...

Oprah Winfrey may prove that life can go full circle at times, because she hinted at rebooting "The Oprah Winfrey Show," the...

Halle Berry Channels Maya Angelou to Give...

It seems like Halle Berry has added to her brand of being an Oscar-winning actress by becoming a workout enthusiast and giving...

Beyoncé Premieres Trailer for ‘Homecoming’ Doc, but...

Beyoncé fans were sent into a tizzy after Netflix released the trailer for her upcoming documentary "Homecoming," which captured the singer's historic performance at...

Oprah Winfrey Corrects Detractor Who Takes Issue...

Oprah Winfrey commemorated what would have been Dr. Maya Angelou's 91st birthday on Instagram Wednesday and wound up having to hit back at a detractor who took...

Black History Monuments Go Missing After Arkansas...

Just days after the small town of Stamps, Ark. elected its first African-American mayor, two of its Black history monuments were stolen, locals say. Part...

Happy Birthday, Maya Angelou! Social Media Fetes...

On what would have been Maya Angelou's 89th birthday, Twitter users and other social media commenters remembered her inspirational life. Born April 4, 1928, in...

This Clip of Maya Angelou Will Remind...

https://youtu.be/jp8Wn5Ige98 The story of poet and writer Dr. Maya Angelou will be brought to life in the newest documentary entitled Maya Angelou: And Still I...

Filmmakers Turn to Kickstarter to Help Fund...

It’s hard to fathom that in a world with five Spider-Man movies, at least five Star Wars documentaries, and a Jem and the Holograms...

Remembering Maya Angelou: We Know Why the...

Poet, dancer, author, actress and singer Maya Angelou taught the world how to defy the odds. We recognize this as part of her legacy...

9 Black Female Freedom Fighters Who Deserve...

The New York-based advocacy group, Woman on 20's, conducted a campaign to put an influential woman as the new face of the $20 dollar bill. A vote was...

13 Black Celebrities Who Overcame Abuse as...

Oprah Winfrey One of the world’s richest women reached her status despite a troubled upbringing that included physical abuse from her grandmother, who started out...

US Postal Service Honors the Late Maya...

The U.S. Postal Service has unveiled the first look at its latest Forever Stamp, which honors late poet and bestselling author Maya Angelou. The preview...

Digital Influencers of Today Channel Black Leaders...

A group of style influencers found a modern, innovative way to celebrate Black History Month. With the use of some stunning monochromatic photos, the...

10 Black Celebrities You May Not Have...

Actor Meshach Taylor died from cancer. He was 67. Actor Lou Myers. He was 77. Legendary DJ Frankie Knuckles died from complications from diabetes. He was...

9 Intriguing World Records Held By Black...

Barrington Irving Jr. In 2007, Barrington Irving Jr. became the youngest person to ever pilot a plane around the world solo. The Jamaican aviator, based...

Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey Give Heartfelt Speeches...

First lady Michelle Obama, media mogul Oprah Winfrey and many other influential figures flocked to Wake Forest University on Saturday for a memorial service...

Michelle Obama to Speak at Maya Angelou’s...

First lady Michelle Obama will be among the speakers Saturday at a private memorial service for poet and author Maya Angelou, the White House...

911 Dispatcher Suspended For Comments About Oprah...

An emergency dispatcher in Forsyth County, N.C., was suspended with pay Thursday for comments he made about media proprietor Oprah Winfrey during the 911 call...

As Apollo Theater Honors Maya Angelou’s Memory,...

As the memory of the brilliant Maya Angelou was lovingly commemorated in Harlem through a message on the marquee at the Apollo Theater, the...

Oprah Remembers ‘Mother-Sister’ Maya Angelou; Obama Salutes...

President Obama and media powerhouse Oprah Winfrey separately released poignant tributes to Maya Angelou, the award-winning author, poet and activist, who died at her Winston-Salem...

Maya Angelou Cancels Appearance at Luncheon Due...

Author and poet Maya Angelou will not attend the 2014 MLB Beacon Awards Luncheon, where she will be honored. Major League Baseball cited "health reasons"...