Black History

With the haters that Cam Newton‘s has had to deal with all season, this Superbowl is sure to be a big deal for all of us rooting for him. But Jeff Johnson points out another reason this year’s game will be a major moment in black history, and it’s not just on the field, either. Click in the audio player […]

"I think his passion, his enthusiasm for the game, I think it’s great. I think it’s good for football," Manning said of Newton.

This week, non-profit and advocacy group Because of Them We Can released a video featuring adorable African-American kids explaining why we need the monthly celebration.

In spite of the endless attempts to erase Black history from the American dialogue, there are some truths that won’t stay buried.

Copeland has long spoken out about her goals to make it as a principal dancer for the company.

History of Charleston's "Mother Emanuel" A.M.E. Church as presented on its own site: http://t.co/qPJcEzbPz9 pic.twitter.com/GCOEaXRXU1 — Robert McNamara (@history1800s) June 18, 2015 A tragedy still…

Jeff Johnson has been dropping knowledge on us all month about black people who’ve made history past, present, and even to come. Listen to the audio player to hear a recap, more history, and what we should be doing the rest of the year to recognize our people in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know. Sign […]

You often hear about the Cheyney University vs. Lincoln University debate over which is the oldest HBCU, but Jeff Johnson tells us neither are actually the oldest black education institution. Listen to the audio player to hear about the first school and it’s history in this edition of 3 Things You Should Know! Sign Up For Our […]

It’s that time again when Special K does his special Black History Month spotlight. Listen to the audio player to hear the hilarious fact he shared with us in this edition of News You Can’t Use! Sign Up For Our Newsletter! Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” weekdays from 6-10 a.m. EST! RELATED: 3 Things You Need […]