Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

For Black History Month we want to spotlight how women in sports started vs how it’s going now.

Little Known Black History Facts

The NFL gears up for its premiere event, the Super Bowl, this weekend with multiple pre-game shows and interviews with an array of announcers, some of whom are Black women. They owe a debt to a 70’s beauty queen who was also a pioneer for women sports announcers.  Ohio native Jayne Kennedy achieved fame as […]

If You Missed It, Little Known Black History Facts, Originals

In 1970, Jayne Kennedy was the first black woman to win the crown of Miss Ohio. She advanced as one of the top 15 finalists in the 1970 Miss USA competition. The pageant queen and actress also became one of the first black woman sportscasters in the country. Eight years after the Miss USA pageant, […]