When it comes to being a Black music journalist, though, the responsibility to uphold the culture and give an honest take on the musicians representing us becomes all the more significant.

Seeing what pioneers like Dapper Dan started and successors like Kerby Jean-Raymond continue to do as designers in Black fashion today proves that we’re only beginning to see what our culture will do in the field moving forward.

Urban One is celebrating black history by saluting Future History Makers, people giving back to our community today to shape our tomorrow. Cassandra Aarons is the founder of Cassandra Aarons Evangelistic Ministries. This ministry was founded to give to those that are in need. Cassandra has always been dedicated to providing as much assistance as […]

Long before there was the “Houston Texas Baby” native, Beyoncé, there was a woman by the name of Anna Mae Bullock, born in the “Nutbush City Limits”, Tennessee. We would later call her Tina Turner, the Queen Of Rock ’N’ Roll. November 25, 1967 Turner became the first female and black artist to grace the […]

Beauty is a billion-dollar industry and with Black dollars at stake, these ladies are cashing in big time.

The NBA had shooters like Dale Ellis, Reggie Miller and Ray Allen - now Steph Curry reigns supreme.

Regardless of the field of endeavor – science, sports, business, politics – women have shattered long-held traditions, customs, and taken their rightful places in the world. From running companies to running countries. Gender equal leadership will lead to a more inclusive and effective society. 

Urban One is celebrating black history by saluting Future History Makers, people giving back to our community today to shape our tomorrow. Columbus Native and West High School Class of 2008 graduate Ralphiel Hughley has always had a passion for sports, especially football and Kids. During high school Ralphiel was a stellar athlete playing football, […]

From Leila Foley to Keisha Lance Bottoms, Black women have occupied high office in their cities.

You can't talk about the history of comedy without mentioning a few names. Richard Pryor and Bernie Mac are two comedians are considered legends in stand-up comedy. But who was the first black comedian? What about the black female comedians?