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

Entertainment

  The newest inductees of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame include a who’s who in music of all genres. RELATED: “Iconic” is an Understatement When it Comes to Mary J. Blige | Urban One Honors RELATED: Watch: A Tribe Called Quest Pays Homage To Phife Dawg On SNL The 2024 class includes “Performer” […]

  For iPhone:   The legendary Michael Jackson was part of one of the most talked about moments in TV broadcast history. The Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever special originally broadcast on NBC in 1983 featured a young Jackson doing the moonwalk for the first time on TV while performing “Billie Jean.” Now that performance, among […]

Little Known Black History Facts, Originals

Today marks the 106th anniversary of the oldest black women’s greek letter organization, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated. The AKA’s were established in 1908 on the campus of Howard University by nine scholastic leaders. Soon after, seven honor student sophomores were added  to the group to ensure continuity. They were led by Ethel Hedgeman Lyle, […]