Black Power Today

Hip-hop mogul Russel Simmons recently stopped pass a local New York radio station to comment on the tragic shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Russel Simmons shared his thoughts on Donald Trump, Mayor De Blasio, and the racial and economic divide America faces today. During the interview, he also discusses the racial concerns during the Run DMC […]

The NAACP recently elected their youngest Board Chairman Roslyn M. Brock. Read her story here.

Shani Davis has taken the 2010 Winter Olympics by storm. If you didn't know who he was before, now you do. Get to know the Winter Olympics phenom here.

Tyler Perry is by all means, a Renaissance man. He's an actor, director, screenwriter, producer and author. Read his rags-to-riches American success story. Watch video of his account of fame and success.

Have you ever had an invasive surgery and had to be stitched up afterward? There are so many complications that can happen from surgery, that Tony Hansberry a student at the Darnell Cookman School of Medical Arts has invented on way to make it a little more comfortable. Read his story here.

Dr. Bernard Harris Jr. was the first African American to walk on the moon, and now he wants to give back with his love for science. Read about the extraordinary free summer camps that Dr. Harris is providing for disadvantaged children.

At 26 years old, Joshua Dubois has found himself very close to the President.

Melinda Hightower, a student at The University of Virginia. Starting from humble beginnings in Detroit, Melinda has gone on to earn an MBA from The University of Chicago, an undergraduate degree from Cornell and was rated as one of the top debaters in the world. Read her story here.

Haeley Vaughn is an ambition young girl who has set her eyes on being the first African American Pop Country Mainstream singer, and she has gotten herself off to a good start. Check out her American Idol audition that had Simone Cowell enamored with her.

A revolution can occur in many ways. Some choose to protest with marches and picket signs. Bill T. Jones chose dance. Read his story here.

Eight-year-old Amirikis Smith has been saving for college for the past two years. He has already deposited more than $300. But when he saw the devastation in Haiti, he decided it was time to make a withdrawal. Read about this young hero here.

On July 2, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act. See his remarks on this historic day here.