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Here's a throwback 90's sitcom fact that most fans didn't know. Actor and comedian Martin Lawerence shared a post on Twitter about Living Single stars Queen Latifah and Kim Fields' actual mothers playing their moms on the show. Read more details inside.

There is one part they don't teach you in the history books: How Cinco De Mayo is linked to African American history. Take a look at five fast facts about the holiday and how Africans are tied into it all. 

Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter Jazmine Sullivan has been crafting masterpieces since her debut in 2008. Fans recently discovered that Sullivan's debut single landed in another singer's studio back in 2006. Listen to the original version inside.

The Grammy award-winning rapper is 37 years old today. J. Cole has accomplished a great deal since the release of his debut mixtape, The Come Up, in 2007. While there are many details of his life’s work that fans may recognize, we have 10 facts you didn’t know about the North Carolina rapper inside.

Mac Miller would have turned 30 today, and fans are remembering him for his classic sounds, caring personality and loving spirit. Today, we remember the admired rapper with 7 things you may not have known about Mac Miller.

Adele is believed to be days away from releasing a new album titled 30. The return of Adele is shaping up to be a major moment in music. We learned a few things about the project said to be nothing like what fans have heard from Adele before.

Candyman raked in an estimated $22,370,000 in its domestic weekend debut, beating the projection of $15 million by 50 percent. This incredible opening weekend performance made director Nia DaCosta the first Black female director to debut a film at number one. DaCosta makes history with record-breaking numbers. 

Forrest Gump starring Tom Hanks was released on this day July 6, 1994. For 27 years, Forrest Gump has provided outstanding cinema for its fans across the world to enjoy. We will happily take you through a world of behind-the-scenes moments you have yet to discover. 

To celebrate his 46th birthday, take a moment to learn something new with these 10 facts about the legendary star André Lauren Benjamin.

As we celebrate traditional figures like Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman and Malcolm X — let’s not forget the lesser known people who’ve also had an impact on African American culture today. This year, let’s not only celebrate the brave, inspirational folks who marched for freedom or created inventions that we can’t live without to […]

September is Suicide Awareness Month, also known as Suicide Prevention Month, which brings awareness to the taboo topic that most are afraid to talk about. As we all know, the pain of suicide doesn’t only affect the victim, it affects family and friends exactly the same, but for much longer. The National Alliance on Mental […]