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New Celia Cruz Commemorative Album Celebrates Queen of Salsa’s Upcoming 100th Birthday

Cover Photo: New Celia Cruz Commemorative Album Celebrates Queen of Salsa’s Upcoming 100th Birthday (Photo credit: Westbury Arts)

A rare live recording of Celia Cruz was discovered and has just been released in time to celebrate the salsa legend’s 100th birthday, Billboard reports. South Florida radio personality Albertico Rodríguez, who emceed many of Cruz’s shows, had recorded one of Cruz’s live performances at the now-defunct Casanova Club in Miami in the 1980s. He’d […]

The History of 20th Century Black Music Lies in Harlem at the Iconic Apollo Theater

It’s not just a landmark of Harlem, but a cornerstone of Black musical performance.  On Harlem‘s legendary 125th Street sits a pillar of Black music history: the Apollo Theater. More than just a venue, the Apollo has been a launchpad for legends, a testing ground for rising stars, and a vibrant showcase of Black artistic […]

Joe Mazzulla Makes History As Youngest Head Coach To Reach NBA Finals

Joe Mazzulla Makes History As Youngest Head Coach To Reach NBA Finals (Photo credit: NBA.com/Getty Images)

After an impressive sweep of the Indiana Pacers during the Eastern Conference Finals, Boston Celtics head coach, Joe Mazzula, is going to the NBA Finals–and he’s also going into the history books. Mazzula will be the youngest head coach to reach the NBA Finals since 1969, NBC Sports reports. At just 35 years old, Mazzula […]

Theresa Claiborne, the First Black Woman Pilot in the U.S. Air Force, Has Retired

It’s a great conclusion of a groundbreaking career! As Captain Theresa Claiborne gracefully landed her final flight at Newark Liberty International Airport on May 23, her journey reached a new destination—the dawn of a legacy inspiring generations to come. Reflecting on her illustrious four decade career, Captain Claiborne shared on each of her social media […]

Michael Jordan Celebrates Opening Of Second NC Medical Clinic With Mom By His Side

Cover photo: Michael Jordan Celebrates Opening Of Second NC Medical Clinic With Mom By His Side (Photo credit: PEOPLE.com)

Michael Jordan made a surprise visit to his hometown of Wilmington, North Carolina, to celebrate the opening of a brand-new health clinic on Tuesday, May 7. The basketball legend partnered with Novant Health to open the Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic on Greenfield St. in Wilmington to bring much-needed comprehensive primary care services […]

83-Year-Old Makes History as Howard University’s Oldest Doctoral Graduate

83-year-old Marie Fowler Makes History As Howard University's Oldest Doctoral Graduate (Photo Credit: Instagram)

It’s never too late to follow your dreams. No one knows that better than Marie Fowler, who, at 83 years old, walked across the commencement stage at Howard University, becoming the university’s oldest doctoral graduate.  “It was never my thought that I would go beyond maybe one semester because, after all, I had been out […]

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