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

Raissa Santana strutted into Brazilian history as the first black woman to be crowned Miss Brazil in the last 30 years. She is the second black woman to be crowned in…

Haiti Makes Buoyant History At Rio Olympics

We’ve already seen our fair share of history-making female Olympic athletes as of late: Simone Manuel, Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Laurie Hernandez and Monica Puig

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

The first trailer for the autobiographical film Hidden Figures premiered online Sunday (Aug. 14)  and wastes no time showcasing the three African-American women behind…

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

The sound of Houston rap, a permeable gumbo of synthesized G-Funk bathed and washed in soul samples, organs and bass-heavy drums was just coming into its own in the mid…

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 for America to apologize to us for hundreds…

Lauryn Williams Makes Olympic History

Lauryn Williams makes Olympic history by becoming the fifth person to earn a medal in both the <a title="Gabby Douglas' Best Gymnastic Feats [Gifs]"…

Black History Month Spotlight: Rosalind Brewer

Rosalind Brewer is the CEO of Sam’s…

Vixen Verified: August Book Club

The Nominee In <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Ghana-Must-Go-Taiye-Selasi/dp/1594204497/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1375732552&sr=8-1&keywords=ghana+must+go" target="_blank"…

12 Legendary Moments In Jackie Robinson’s Career

Before the #First era, there was the era of being first. More succinctly, the 20th Century was a time where importance was placed on your contribution to the team and…