Watch Tasha Cobb bring the house down with her gospel hit "Break Every Chain."


Gil Scott Heron said in a 1970 poem, “the revolution will not be televised,” explaining in an interview years later that he meant change can’t be captured on film. In the poem, Heron says, “you will not be able to plug in, turn on and cop out,” pointing to a movement where people have to […]

Rosalind L. Hudnell is vice president, human resources and chief diversity officer for Intel Corporation and is currently leading Intel’s Diversity in Technology Initiative, a $300m effort to reach full representation the company by 2020. Hudnell joined Intel in 1996 and has held various management positions in community relations, government relations, charitable contributions, media outreach, […]

John Legend President’s Award for Service & Humanitarian Efforts honoree Ohio born John Legend is a critically acclaimed, multi-award winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter. His work has garnered him nine Grammy Awards, an Academy Award, a Golden Globe Award, the BET Award for Best New Artist and the special Starlight Award from the Songwriters Hall of Fame, […]

Wanda Sykes has been called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America. Her smart-witted stand up has sent her career in many different areas. In 2012 Wanda joined forces with veteran producer Page Hurwitz to form Push It Productions, a production company dedicated to […]


In the world of blockbuster movies, he’s Tyrese Gibson. His music fans, meanwhile, have known him for 18 years simply as Tyrese. But by those or any other names, he’s a Black Rose — which also just happens to be the title appended to his new double-album and book, both due in July as part […]

The Reverend Doctor Joseph E. Lowery (B.A., B.D., LL.D., D.D., L.H.D.) — hailed as the “Dean of the Civil Rights Movement” upon his receipt of the NAACP’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” — has assumed and executed a broad and diverse series of roles over the span of his eight decades: Leader, Pastor/Preacher, Servant, Father, Husband, Freedom Fighter and Advocate. One milestone […]