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 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.

Join us as we highlight the Best in Black for Black History Month!

Black History Month

Radio One Raleigh and the NC Education Lottery are looking to acknowledge those who are positively impacting their community through their outreach and social change efforts. If you are in the Raleigh metropolitan area and between the ages of 20 and 30, enter our Best in Black: 30 Under 30 initiative to be recognized for […]

Alpha Phi Alpha is the first Greek-letter fraternity created for African-American men. It was founded on December 4, 1906 at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York by seven men: Henry Arthur Callis, Charles Henry Chapman, Eugene Kinckle Jones, George Biddle Kelley, Nathaniel Allison Murray, Robert Harold Ogle, and Vertner Woodson Tandy. Motto: “First of All, […]

The 2023 march call was for action against all forms of discrimination and inequality. The King family was joined by Rev Al Sharpton, Nick Cannon, Attorney Ben Crump and more...

Black History Month

In 1865, two years after President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation went into effect, Black people in Galveston, Texas were finally liberated.

  Kenya is pronounced “ken·yuh” and is one of the 10 countries located in East Africa. This country is named after Mount Kenya or ‘Kirinyaga‘, the ‘Mountain of Whiteness’. Kenya gained its independence on December 12, 1963 from Britain. This country is known for being the world’s best safari destination. Continue reading below to learn more about the beautiful African country, […]