Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated was founded by 22 women on the campus of Howard University in Washington DC on January 13, 1913. Its founders were Osceola Macarthy Adams, Marguerite Young Alexander, Winona Cargile Alexander, Ethel Cuff Black, Bertha Pitts Campbell, Zephyr Chisom Carter, Edna Brown Coleman, Jessie McGuire Dent, Frederica Chase Dodd, Myra Davis […]

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Natalie's first Grammy win made history when she become the first Black Artist to win Best New Artist at the 18th Annual Grammy Awards.

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Natalie Cole was born into music, but she took a detour in life before finding global fame as a vocalist. We remember the late singer on her birthday. Natalie Marie Cole was born Feb. 6th, 1950 in Los Angeles, Calif. to Nat King Cole and his wife, jazz singer Maria Cole. As a young girl, […]

2/9/18- It’s Friday and you know what that means? We’re looking back at the last 25 years of the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Since the Philadelphia Eagles won the Superbowl Tom throws it back to the 2006 Sky Show in Philadelphia with Damon Williams and Natalie Cole! READ MORE STORIES ON BLACKAMERICAWEB.COM: GET THE HOTTEST […]

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  According to a report from TMZ, Robert Yancy, the only child of legendary singer Natalie Cole, was found dead in his apartment located in California’s San Fernando Valley, on Monday night. Yancy’s body was discovered by a friend who went to check on him after not hearing from him after several days. Authorities called […]

Natalie Cole’s son has died. The only child of the legendary singer, whose father was pioneering crooner Nat King Cole was found dead in his Southern California apartment. The NY Daily News reports: Robert Yancy, the son of the late R&B singer Natalie Cole, has died of an apparent heart attack, TMZ reports. He was 39. Yancy’s body […]

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Natalie Cole‘s family is not happy with the tribute she received during the Grammys’ In Memoriam segment on Monday night. Cole’s son Robert Adam Yancy and her sisters, Timolin and Casey, don’t think what the Recording Academy did went far enough, according to TheWrap. “Here is a woman who has been in the business for […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A veteran Grammys executive producer says his awards show does not have a diversity issue like the Oscars and that it is not fair to compare the two programs. Ahead of Monday’s show, news outlets reported that the Grammys could be under fire since it planned to pay tribute to white […]

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Natalie Cole was remembered as a loyal friend, “the best and bossiest big sister,” and a worthy successor to her famous father’s legacy in a joyous and music-filled funeral highlighting her Baptist faith on Monday. The two-hour, 50-minute service at West Angeles Church of God in Christ was filled with affection […]