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Andrew Gillum, Mayor of Tallahassee has become the first African-American nominee for Florida governor, pulling off an upset win over favorite Gwen Graham and two big-spending businessmen in a crowded Democratic primary field. The race remained close, but in the end Gillum defeated Graham. With 94 percent of the votes counted, Gillum had an unofficial […]

Kanye West must be feeling the ultralight beams flowing after achieving his latest accomplishment. According to the Pitchfork, Ye’s 2016 project, The Life of Pablo, has surpassed the one million equivalent album units mark, earning the rapper his eighth career platinum album. TLOP has been streamed over 3 billion times worldwide and has just hit 1.5 billion streams […]

Drake is taking that No. 1 spot again with his ‘More Life’ album…

The 89th Annual Academy Awards was probably the most talked about event of the year so far (besides Remy Ma vs. Nicki Minaj). The American people gathered around their televisions, phones and computers to escape some of the intense drama happening in our nation. People watched the Oscars this year, following last year’s #OscarsSoWhite controversy, […]

Shout out to Nas… he’s launching a Black History Month-inspired collection of his HSTRY apparel brand.

While we watch the Olympic games going on now in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil we also must remember the history of our athletes who competed, won and were not really celebrated. In 1936, 18 Black Athletes participated in the Olympic Games in Berlin, Germany. A film has been released about the things they enduring going […]

Michael Jordan is trying to make up for the years people said he's done nothing for the African-American community.

Alright so we are coming up on a big day here in DC. August 22nd is the day we will all celebrate and pay tribute to Chuck Brown, Godfather of GoGo music. Chuck made such an impact on not only those of us that will forever love him here in DC but Chuck and his […]

This man was wise beyond his young years. Check out this video from 1992 with Tupac speaking on so many things that still have relevancy today. Happy Birthday Tupac! #getWright @MsMichelWright

Muhammad Ali left us with so many memories and here is a great one when he playfully duels with Mike Tyson and Sugar Ray Leonard on the Arsenio Hall Show. Just watch and smile.   #getWright @MsMichelWright

Nearly forty years after Roots debuted on national television, the History Channel has brought the iconic story back to the forefront of our nation’s consciousness. History’s re-imagining of one of the highest-rated TV shows of all time “will allow new audiences to experience this epic family saga with a new vision that is both inspiring […]

Prince was many things, a child protege, a rebel with a cause and a brilliant music maestro who couldn’t really be categorized. His musical genius just a small part of the civic-minded superhero that he also was. Every inch of his small frame completely soaked in who he was, what he was put here to […]