Each week an Interactive One Editorial team staffer will share their top 5 picks for our Greatest Sitcom Bracket of All-Time Competition.  Make sure to vote for your favorites! There are many Black sitcoms that have graced The Boob Tube, but only a few can be placed in the top spots. A great black sitcom […]

On January 20, 2001, Colin Luther Powell is sworn in by President George W. Bush as Secretary of State. He is the first black secretary of state in U.S. history.

Was there a better decade for black films than the 1970’s, when the Blaxploitation era was in full effect? Though it was a controversial era for African-Americans, Blaxploitation cinema was a creatively rich period that broke down racial barriers for many black actors and filmmakers. Names like Richard Roundtree, Pam Grier, and Melvin Van Peebles […]

On January 19, 1918 John H Johnson, publisher of “Ebony Magazine” and “Jet” was born. In 1982 he became the first African-American to appear on the Forbes 400.

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On January 18, 1975, “The Jeffersons” premiered on television. It aired for 11 seasons, making it the longest-running series with a predominantly black cast.

On January 17, 1942 Boxing champion, Muhammad Ali was born in Louisville, Kentucky. He began boxing after his bike was stolen at age 12.

Music videos weren’t exactly a new phenomenon when MTV debuted in 1981. French musicians had been making short films to accompany their songs since the invention of the Scopitone visual jukebox in the late 1950s. However, MTV’s launch upped not only the quantity of music videos being produced, but the quality. We racked our brains […]

If you think Hip Hop is dead..without a doubt… you’ve long burried the idea of dope female emcees….that being said ..consider this “The Revival”….Who says hip hop doesn’t rep for the sistas…… THE REVIVAL from EMERGENCE Media on Vimeo. …….The Revival gives a candid glimpse into the first meeting of legendary Hip-Hop pioneer Roxanne Shante […]

President Barack Obama Visits Philadelphia with Vice President Joe Biden along with Philadelphia's own Roots Crew! Izzo Ya'Know of 100.3 The Beat in Philadelphia was reporting live.

The legendary Smokey Robinson has been a pillar in the African American music scene since the inception of Motown. Follow us as we celebrate Smokey Robinson during this Black History month.

On January 18, 1958 the first African American played for the NHL. Read the story of Willie O'Ree here.