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James Edward Maceo West is an African American inventor and acoustician. This iconic man  holds over 250 foreign and US patents around the world for the production, as well as design, of the microphone and...

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Alexander Miles was an extraordinary African American inventor who’d made himself best known for his patent of the automatic opening and closing elevator. He was awarded the patent on October 11th, 1887, and though we...

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Ms. Aretha Franklin is one of America’s most beloved singers and songwriters, with the voice of an angel. Franklin first began her career as a child singing in her father’s church and later became one...

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Destiny’s Child was once one of America’s favorite girl groups and being that Beyoncé’s father was the manager of the group, he was always willing to put his daughter before the other girls that worked just...

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Paul Mooney is one of the funniest comedians alive, however, he is commonly overlooked because he is just too black for Hollywood. Check out this funny man’s interview, where he explains why he thinks he...

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Stevie Wonder is one of our favorite singers. His hits range from “As” to “Overjoyed,” “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” and so many others that we still listen to in the current day. We love his beautiful smile, voice...

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Ray Charles was an iconic singer and piano player that will forever live in our hearts. He was able to make a name for himself in the world of entertainment and music and we will...

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Iconic and legendary Ray Charles is an African-American singer, songwriter, musician, and composer. Among many of his friends, they know him as “Brother Ray” and he was also often referred to as “The Genius.” Check...

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Dr. George Carruthers is an African-American inventor, physicist and space scientist. He has created things that we use every single day and always take for granted. One of his most valuable inventions was the Ultraviolet Camera...

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Jimi Hendrix was labeled as one of the greatest Rock-N-Roll guitarists of our time and though his mainstream career only lasted through a timespan of four years, he will forever be known as one of...

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