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


A Texas couple who were first arrested a year ago on charges of forced labor of a domestic servant was finally sentenced to seven years in federal prison on Monday. Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure reportedly held a young girl from West Africa as a slave for 16 years, PEOPLE reports. The vile couple must pay $288,620.24 in restitution to their […]

President Obama signed a legendary bill into effect, which bans good from being imported into the U.S. if they were made from slave labor. This could have a huge impact on the products we buy and use every day! Click on the audio player to hear more in this edition of The Jazzy Report on The D.L. Hughley […]

Steve Arrington formerly of the hit 70’s group Slave is performing on the 2016 Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage! A native of Dayton, Ohio, he’s currently working on a new album to be released next year. On Dayton being the funk capital of the world: “So much innovative came out of Dayton, Ohio. It’s so much […]

In case you were wondering, this is real life,. You are not having a nightmare. You did read the headline correctly. Actor/performer Jaden Smith has…

While it’s great to see Black actors and filmmakers being acknowledged with Academy Awards and other accolades (congratulations to Lupita Nyong’o and “12 Years A…