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Freda Payne was undeniably a beautiful entertainer. She was a noted R&B singer and actress. Here is a brief video clip of the songstress being interviewed about her life and travels. She also talks about...

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Mariah Carey was only 20 years old when she first appeared on the popular cable television show on BET. Listen in as she speaks with host, Donnie Simpson, about how she got started in the...

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Marvin Gaye was certainly interesting to listen to. In this brief video clip, he talks about the time when he was broke, let go of his record company and was going through two divorces at...

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Any video that features the late great Nina Simone is surely a treat. In this brief video, we see the songstress talk about how she used protests songs to make the audience conscious of the...

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Rare video of Sammy Davis Jr. playing the drums

October 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Many youngsters today may not know about Sammy Davis Jr., but he was an entertainer who crossed many racial barriers in the entertainment industry. He was part of the Rat Pack which included greats like...

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Alexander Miles didn’t invent the elevator, but he improved the way it functioned.  He actually created a device that allowed the elevator doors to open and close automatically.  And he patented this design in 1887....

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Video: Tamara Dobson was Cleopatra Jones

October 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Tamara Janice Dobson was born on May 14, 1947 in Baltimore, Maryland. She was famous for her role as Cleopatra Jones in the 1973 film. Dobson was 6 feet 2 inches tall, and was also...

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Malcolm X’s teachings and commentary are so needed today. In this brief clip, we hear Malcolm X talking about Egypt/ ancient Kemet. It’s quite interesting to hear him talk about how, the United States writes...

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Virgie M. Ammons was born on December 29, 1908 in Gaithersburg, Maryland. She was a self-employed caretaker and a Muslim woman—but that’s not why she is famous.  Ammons invented the fireplace damper.  It’s a device...

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Melba Moore is an under-rated Grammy award singer.  She has one of the greatest voices that does not get the credit it deserves. In this brief video clip, Moore discusses a new play that she...

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