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The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

T.I. chats with The Rickey Smiley Morning Show about why he thinks the remake of the 1977 miniseries, “Roots,” is a necessary thing for today’s generation to see. He explains how sometimes we can become spoiled by our privileges, or “lost in luxuries” and completely forget the struggle and survival stories from which we come. Sign […]

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

It’s no secret that Rihanna has worked her way into our hearts over the years. But she made a major musical feat that will solidify her name in pop history! Check out the player above to hear JahLion Sound explain more in this exclusive video! Sign Up For Our Newsletter![sailthru_widgetfields=”email” sailthru_list=”Rickey Smiley Subscribers”] Listen to “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” […]

In an effort to end a decades-long frozen relationship between the U.S. and Cuba, President Barack Obama made history when he became the first president in nearly 90 years to visit the island siloed from the rest of the world since the Cold War conflict on Sunday.

Wendy Racquel Robinson took some time to explain what black history month means to her, and why it will always be relevant to the black community. Check out…

Rapper Future has had an amazing year of success. And to top it all off, he hit a major mark in his career recently, making music history! Headkrack explains…

Kim Fields explains why Black History Month is an important month in the year, and why it’s not only important to use it to our…

Zendaya will be immortalized as a one-of-a-kind Barbie doll. Manufacturing company Mattel announced on Twitter.

Viola Davis made history on Sunday night as the first Black woman ever to win the Best Lead Actress in a Drama Series award for her…

https://instagram.com/p/6vtpwTIg8m/ A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty — a graduate of the College of Charleston — has long been recognized for her dedication to developing young people into professionals. Now, the young woman is solidifying her place […]

A 25-year-old Black woman is making history by becoming the youngest judge in the history of Easley, South Carolina. According to ForHarriet.com, Jasmine Twitty —…