Black Power Today

Ushers ex-wife Tameka Raymond has come out with an exclusive interview with Entertainment Tonight where she was reportedly given twenty-five thousand dollars for her story!

Wow can you believe in 2012 we are still making black history first?!!  Well it’s true and I had to take a little time and shout out the  all African-American female flight crew they were a first! Yes until recently there has never been an all female Africa-Amerian female flight crew. Captain Rachelle Jones, first […]

The NAACP elected a health care executive as its youngest board chairman Saturday, continuing a youth movement for the nation’s oldest civil rights organization.  Roslyn M. Brock, 44, was chosen to succeed Julian Bond. She had been vice chairman since 2001 and a member of the NAACP for 25 years. Brock works for Bon Secours Health Systems in Maryland as vice president […]

VIA:  ShaniDavis.Com Shani Davis was born on Friday, August 13, 1982, in Chicago, Illinois. Raised by his mother on the city’s south side, he started roller-skating at local rinks at age two. By age three Shani was darting around the roller rink so fast that skate guards would chase him just to ask him to […]

VIA: TYLERPERRY.COM Tyler Perry is by all means, a Renaissance man.  He’s an actor, director, screenwriter, producer and author.  He is a true American success story. Tyler Perry’s inspirational journey from the hard streets of New Orleans to the heights of Hollywood’s A-list is the stuff of American legend.  Born into poverty and raised in […]

VIA:  TheGrio.Com The Hysterectomy is one of the most invasive procedures in the medical practice, and Tony Hansberry  has invented  a device that will do the post surgery stitching with minimal chances of complications or harm.  Sounds like something a seasoned physician developed, but it’s actually something a 15-year-old high school student named Tony Hansberry […]

VIA:  MarketWatch.Com HOUSTON, Feb 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –Dr. Bernard A. Harris, Jr., the first African American to walk in space, and ExxonMobil announced today that more than 1,500 middle school students will participate in free science camps this summer. The ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camps will be hosted in 30 universities across the […]

VIA:  TheHuffingtonPost.Com 26 year old Joshua Dubois has definitely made a name for himself.  Dubois has recently been appointed to the Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships by President Obama.  See this video from the Prayer Breakfast where President Obama made is announcement:

VIA:  AOLtelevision.com Haeley Vaughn shocked American Idol judges with her cute personality and Pop Country singing style.  She is the first black pop country mainstream singer that American Idol has ever seen, and she represents well.  Check out her American Idol audition below: Simon Cowell was enamored with her right away. “Cute little thing, aren’t […]

VIA:  TheGrio.Com A revolution can occur in many ways. Some choose to protest with marches and picket signs. Bill T. Jones chose dance. The acclaimed dancer and choreographer has informed audiences on race, politics and sexuality in modern dance productions around the world for over thirty years. Born in Florida, Jones has said that growing […]

Eight-year-old Amirikis Smith has been saving for college for the past two years. He has already deposited more than $300. But when he saw the devastation in Haiti, he decided it was time to make a withdrawal. Read about this young hero here.

Twitter has taken the world by storm, and all of the hottest celebrities are using it. Check out our list of the hottest African Americans to follow on twitter.