Black-eyed peas have symbolized a lot of different things for Black Americans throughout history but mostly are eaten in an effort to fortify health and wellness for the start of the new year and beyond.


She breaks down her motives for leaving the group nearly 20 years ago.

NEW YORK — The Black Eyed Peas are opening a school where local teenagers will learn video and music production using professional-quality equipment.

At the MTV VMA’s this past weekend, caused controversy with his appearance in blackface. Recently, Newsone contributor Bakari Kitwana spoke with Associate Professor of Visual Studies at the State University of Buffalo, John Jennings, about recent visual images of Blacks on the American popular culture scene—from’s Blackface to the signage at the recent […] is defending the black makeup he wore to the VMAs Sunday night, insisting there is nothing “racial” about it.