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As the March 31 deadline looms to sign up for health insurance without taking a penalty, President Obama took his pitch to “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in today’s broadcast, where talk eventually turned to her now-iconic Oscar selfie that beat his election night record for the most retweeted Twitter post ever. “I heard about that. […]

Think you have a crazy family? Well in Terry McMillan’s 2001 book, while Viola is in the hospital recovering from a near-fatal asthma attack, she decides that if she lives, she’s going to have to do something about her family, including her estranged husband and troubled children. Now that book is a Lifetime Network movie […]

These kids are working it out! The latest cover of Pharrell Williams’ “Happy” to go viral comes from elementary school kids in the Detroit Academy of Arts and Sciences choir. Not only are their blended voices heavenly, but the choreography is cute and age-appropriate, and the two lead singers step forth and own it….definitely stars […]

Pop Quiz! What do you get when you combine a racial stereotype with exercise? Comedian Godfrey shows you in his newest parody, The White Woman’s Workout. Want to see more videos like this? Head over to “The Black Beat” to see more videos and stories we’re sharing! Visit HERE Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.

People fell in love with Mali Music‘s song “Beautiful” after he performed it live on “American Idol.” Single sales jumped overnight landing him in the…

Dana “Queen Latifah” Owens has been a staple in the entertainment industry since we first heard her put a microphone into submission on the 1988…

My Black Is Beautiful (MBIB), a community of Black women who celebrate everything that makes them beautiful, is launching a 30-day “Beauty in Action” challenge that…

We admit we weren’t all that excited about a James Brown movie…at first. But a glimpse at the almost 3 minute trailer for Get On Up has surely changed our mind. We thought we knew a little something about the Godfather of Soul’s life, but we didn’t know it was going to come off like […]

Music covers in 2014 have upgraded to another level. Super fans are no longer posting remakes of their favorite songs; they’re singing the whole freakin’…

The heavily publicized deaths of young Black men like Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and Sean Bell have inspired discussion, debate and analysis of why society…

Selfies might be the fad of the 21st century but retired General Colin Powell proves that it is old news! Powell wrote on his Facebook page, “Throwback Thursday – I was doing selfies 60 years before you Facebook folks. Eat your heart out Ellen!” He posted the message along with a snapshot of himself back in […]

In his latest effort to pitch his Affordable Care Act to young Americans, President Obama actually sat for an interview with “Hangover” star Zach Galifianakis for his online  program “Between Two Ferns.” The satirical interview show has Galifianakis posing awkward questions to celebrity guests, and Obama was no exception. After being asked how it felt […]