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Mr. Willie Tyler is a talented African American ventriloquist, comedian and actor. Tyler is mostly famous, however, for his presentations of Willie Tyler and Lester. He has appeared on television, in commercials, on sitcoms and movies....

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Somehow, in between taking out the time to raise his beautiful daughter Luna, making hit records and going on tours, singer John Legend still seems to make history on the small screen. As the executive producer...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Emmett Till was a young African-American teenager who’d made history after being killed by a group of white men, who were later acquitted, after a white woman lied and claimed that he’d...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS We have all come across the Christian religion, however, what do you have to say about those who have worshipped for so long and no longer believe? Check out the video below, where...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Gil Scott-Heron was an African American soul and jazz poet, musician and author, who was best known for his poem, ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Televised.’ Check out this video and tell...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS Henry Louis Gates is known as an African American literary critic, teacher, historian, filmmaker and public intellectual who currently works as a professor at Alphonse Fletcher University. Check out this history lesson...

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James Brown Does Interview in Richmond (1970)

September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

BY: NISHA THOMAS James Brown is an icon that has proudly gone down in history as “the hardest working man in show business.” Check out this epic and historic interview that he’d done in the...

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Scatman Crothers – Ah’m a Nigger Man

September 27, 2016 | 0 Comments

BY: NISHA THOMAS Benjamin “Scatman” Crothers was an African American actor, singer and dancer, as well as musician, who was best known for his work with Louie the Garbage Man on ‘Chico and the Man.’...

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BY: NISHA THOMAS African-Americans have been put at the bottom of the barrel for so many centuries and many believe that we can never make it to the top. Well, here is a video that...

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Muhammad Ali VS. Laila Ali: Impossible Is Nothing

September 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

BY: NISHA THOMAS Muhammad Ali is a champion that will go down in the history books for ages and ages to come and we appreciate who he was, his legacy and the inspiration that he...

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