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Queen Elizabeth II died at 96 years old today. Learn more about her reign and dynasty with a list of 10 films that mention her legacy inside. 

For the first time in history, the U.S. Gymnastics Championship awarded three young Black women with the first, second and third place spots.

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. 

Bad Bunny is the newest Marvel hero in Sony Pictures’ upcoming standalone comic book film El Muerto. The chart-topping rapper makes history as the first ever Latino actor to headline a live-action Marvel movie. Read more details inside.

The 2022 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards took place last night. There were several memorable and historic moments of inclusion and diversity worth mentioning from the presentation. Take a look at a gallery of some of our favorite 2022 SAG Awards moments inside.

People vaguely recall the history of Black Wall Street, which was burned down shortly after the height of its success. HBO Max is developing a series following the journey of one of the first Black millionaires in history with Don Cheadle attached as one of the executive producers. Read more details inside.

Congrats to Pose star Mj Rodriguez, making history as the first openly transgender woman to win a Golden Globe. Check out the news inside with celebrity reactions.

The world lost another trailblazer in entertainment today (Jan. 7). Sydney Poitier became the first African American man to win an Oscar. Watch the video inside.

Iman Shumpert took home the Season 30 Dancing With The Stars (DWTS) Mirrorball Trophy alongside his dance partner Daniella Karagach. Watch the final freestyle performance video inside.

Warner Records announced the official soundtrack for the upcoming Netflix movie Bruised starring Halle Berry. The album features all female artists including City Girls, H.E.R., Saweetie, Latto, Flo Milli and more drawing inspiration from the film.

Artist Noname is the self-proclaimed "hood librarian" opening a free library called the Book Club. Her radical hood library provides books and other resources to the local community of Chicago. 

The state of Virginia orders to take down the 12-ton Robert E. Lee statue that has been placed in Richmond since 1890. More than a year later, legal matters have been settled to remove the city's largest Confederate monument.