ATLANTA (AP) — Civil rights icon Joseph Lowery was in stable condition an Atlanta hospital because of respiratory problems.

When you think of Black History Month your mind often turns to tradition.

Experts say there is no magic to exercise. You get out of it what you put in. That doesn’t mean you have to work out for hours each day. It just means you need to work smart.

Precious, based on the novel Push by Sapphire, earned best director, best actress (Gabourey Sidibe), supporting actress (Mo’Nique), director (Lee Daniels) and adapted screenplay nominations. A few highlights from reviews around the Web: Dave Karger, Entertainment Weekly: “If there were an Oscar for Most Improved Director, Daniels would be a lock. A nomination for plain […]

In honor of Black History Month, we profile the woman who stood by Dr. Martin Luther King’s side during his reign, his wife Coretta Scott…

From CNN: Los Angeles, California — Dozens of recording stars converged on a Hollywood studio on Monday evening to add their voices to a song they hope will raise millions of dollars for Haitian earthquake relief. VIA:YOUTUBE.COM This week marks the last hometown audition for Season 9 of American Idol. Tune in to FOX at 8/7c on Tuesday for Denver auditions. with special guest judge Victoria Beckham. The reigning American Idol, Kris Allen, kicks off his Asia tour this week and the original Idol, Kelly Clarkson, tours in England. Season […]

Black culture is rich in artifacts, customs and symbols — all of which have been widely imitated in the American mainstream.