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Lena Horne To Become First Black Woman With Broadway Theater Named After Her

The actual name change will occur sometime this fall.

The Legendary Lena Horne Honored With A New Postage Stamp

As black people electric slide their way into this year’s Black History Month, many are excited about what February has in store. With Nike previewing a Pan-African BHM c…

June 30th Babies: Celebs Who Share Your Birthday

Happy Birthday to all the Cancer’s born today (June 30th)! It’s the one day of the year where it’s all about you… and whoever else shares your special holiday. If your…

Celebs Raised By Single Parents

Tyler Perry’s Single Mom’s Club has not yet proved to be a box-office hit, only grossing a little over $8 million during its premier last weekend. Clearly, single moms…

Why Are Female Rappers Choosing Marilyn Monroe Over Lena Horne?

I recently read, “It’s a shame that so many black girls would prefer to be Marilyn Monroe then Lena Horne.” I had never thought about it before. Definitely been a fan of…

Vixen Salute: Viola Davis + Octavia Spencer Score Top Oscar Nods

It was 2002, and many Black people around the world held their breath as the winner of Best Actress was called at the 74th Academy Awards. As we all know, that night, Hal…

Iconic? Black Women Channeling Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe. Her name so effortlessly speaks volumes. Not only was she Hollywood’s darling, she owned and boasted her curviness with the confidence of today’s, well…

Alicia Keys: Lena Horne ‘Broke Down Many Barriers’

On Monday (May 10), R&B singers Kelly Rowland and Ciara reminisced about jazz great Lena Horne, who died on Sunday at age 92. Now, Alicia Keys, who’s currently in…

Ciara, Kelly Rowland, Tasha Smith Remember Jazz Great Lena Horne

Today, the music world is mourning the loss of jazz legend and actress Lena Horne, who died at New York-Presbyterian Hospital last night (May 9) at the age of 92. The…