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New York’s Landmark Caribbean Cultural Center Is Here To Stay

The Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute opened new doors at its permanent home of East Harlem.

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#IndigenousPeoplesDay Shuts Down Columbus Day

The growing movement of #IndigenousPeoplesDay could change the narrative of a dangerously distorted history.

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The New Miss Brazil Is The Country’s First Black Pageant Queen In 30 Years

Raissa Santana is the second black woman to be crowned in Brazil history.

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Haiti Makes Buoyant History At Rio Olympics

Meet Haitian-born swimmer, Naomy Grand’Pierre.

Movies & TV

Taraji P. Henson Makes History In First Trailer For ‘Hidden Figures’

The film is set to be released on January 13, 2017

Features

20 Years Later: Why 1996 Was Such A Crucial Year In Houston’s Hip-Hop History

VIBE explores why 1996 was such an imporant time in Houston

Music

Kevin Liles Shares Amazing Stories About Def Jam’s History On ‘The Combat Jack Show’

Power broker. Executive. Manager. Mogul. All of these titles apply to former Def Jam and Warner executive Kevin Liles. Known to offer a few gems…

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Keke Palmer Lands Starring Role in Broadway’s ‘Cinderella’

  Looks like congratulations are in order for Keke Palmer as she adds Broadway actress to her lengthy repertoire. The new talk show host…

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Rihanna Parts With Def Jam + Female Alum List

It's official. Rihanna has cut ties with label Def Jam after ten years with the record company. The Bajan songstress now has a newly…

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Nas Hits the Kennedy Center for 20th Anniversary

Hip Hop hit DC's Kennedy Center this past weekend. Legendary rapper Nas gave two sold-out performances in celebration of his 20th Anniversary Illmatic…

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Billboard Calls Macklemore’s ‘Thrift Shop’ Best Rap Song of All Time

According to Billboard, Macklemore's chart topping pop hit is also the top rap song of all time—which means he'll soon be mass texting a disclaimer…

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Vixen Vent: Black History Month Is Not Important to Me

  I appreciate the good intentions behind Black History Month, but now it seems the annual celebration is just a clever way…

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Lauryn Williams Makes Olympic History

Lauryn Williams makes Olympic history by becoming the fifth person to earn a medal in both the summer and winter Olympics. In 2012,…

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Black History Month Spotlight: Rosalind Brewer

Rosalind Brewer is the CEO of Sam's Club, the $56.4 billion in 2012 revenue division of Wal-Mart. While Wal-Mart shoppers hunt for low…

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Gabby Douglas’ Best Gymnastic Feats [Gifs]

Happy 18th Birthday Gabby! When we were 16 years old, traveling to London to compete in the Olympics wasn't on our…
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