Kevin Hart to Produce and Star in TV Show About Teaching His Daughter Black...

For most African-Americans, black history is a subject we know little about unless we take the initiative to educate ourselves. For instance, it wasn’t...

Jeanette Epps Becomes First African-American Astronaut to Board International Space Station

Astronaut Jeanette Epps made history on Wednesday (Jan. 6) when NASA announced that she’ll be the first black American astronaut to board the International...
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Dunyale Luna: The First Black Supermodel, Whom History Forgot

Long before Naomi Campbell or Tyra Banks took the modeling world by storm, Donyale Luna established herself as the world's first black supermodel. Her lithe...

Jay-Z Narrates Why The ‘War on Drugs’ Was an Epic Failure

In a very profound op-ed video for The New York Times, Jay-Z explains why the infamous War on Drugs was a complete failure. In this short...
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10 of the Most Evil Unethical Medical Experiments Conducted on African Americans

There's a good reason why many of us are wary of seeing a doctor. Throughout history America has conducted some of the most gruesome,...
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Jean Baptiste Point du Sable: The Haitian Man Who Founded Chicago

Jean Baptiste Point du Sable was the first settler of Chicago. He was also the city's first black resident. As a free black man, Point...
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Tuskegee Airman Dabney Montgomery Dies at 93

A member from the legendary Tuskegee Airmen who fought on two battlegrounds: in southern Italy, during World War II, and in the American South,...
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The Legacy of Marcus Mosiah Garvey Told By Dr. John Henrik Clarke

In celebration of Marcus Garvey Day we would like to share with you a video from the late Dr. John Henrik Clarke about the...
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Malcolm X’s Daughter Ilyasah Shabazz Talks Father Legacy, Black Lives Matter Movement

Ilyasah Shabazz, the daughter of Malcolm X, spoke exclusively to VladTV about her book, "X: A Novel," and he thoughts on the hardships her...
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Today in History Malcolm X was Assassinated, Watch ‘Make it Plain’ (Full Documentary)

Feb 21st, 1965, 39-year-old Malcolm X was assassinated at a ballroom in New York City while addressing the OAAU (Organization of Afro-American Unity) he...

Black Panther Founder Huey P. Newton Supported Gay Rights and Women Liberation

With all the divisive counterrevolutionary rhetoric surrounding the Black Lives Matter and Black feminist movements, many pseudo-intellectuals who spew hatred for such organizations are advocators...
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Black Panther Film Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Jamal Joseph, & Others Premiers Feb 16 on...

Directed, produced, and written by Stanley Nelson, "The Black Panthers: Vanguard of The Revolution" is the first feature-length documentary to explore the significance of...
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Killer Mike Talks to Tommie Smith about Olympics Human Rights Salute

Forty-seven years ago Olympic sprinter Tommie Smith and John Carlos bowed their head and raised their fist high during the 1968 Summer Games in...
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Remembering Florence Joyner (Flo-Jo)

Florence Joyner made her Olympic debut in 1984, at the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. There, she won a silver medal for the 200-meter...
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Before Rosa Parks There Was Ida B. Wells

Seventy years before Rosa Parks sparked the civil rights movement by refusing to move to the back of a bus, there was Ida B....

A Look at Jamaican Dancehall Culture During The 1980s

Dancehall is at the centre of Jamaican musical and cultural life. From its roots in Kingston in the 1950s to its heyday in the...
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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing Passes Away At The Age Of 80

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, also known as the Queen Mother of Black Consciousness, passed away this morning at the age of 80. According to friends...

Tulsa Oklahoma: Black Business District Was The First American City Attacked By Air In...

On May 30, 1921 a young black man named Dick Rowland, stumbled into a white woman, while entering an elevator. He was accused of...