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Trailblazing actress Cicely Tyson and music legend Ray Charles will be posthumously inducted into the Black Music and Entertainment Walk of Fame in 2022.

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A collective of community organizations are on a mission to memorialize Cicely Tyson’s life and legacy by renaming an East Harlem street in her honor.

Throughout her trailblazing career, Cicely Tyson exemplified that the road to freedom and authenticity begins and remains with choosing oneself.

Cicely Tyson, the legendary and pioneering actress recognized for her stirring portrayals of strong Black women on the big and small screens and stage alike, has died. Here's a glimpse of her amazing life in photos.

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Legendary actress Cicely Tyson will release a memoir in 2021.

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Legendary actress Cicely Tyson received the 2020 Peabody Career Achievement Award.

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Legendary actress Cicely Tyson has been inducted into the TV Hall of Fame.


The President and Mrs. Obama have shown their love for black art (and artists)—from poetry and spoken word to actors and singers— throughout this most historic presidency.

The White House names 21 Presidential Medal of Freedom honorees. President Obama said these individuals are an inspiration to everyone.

Thursday night, the Democratic National Convention culminated a presidential primary season that saw a self-proclaimed billionaire rise to prominence on the strength of bombastic rhetoric, thinly veiled racially charged comments, and the idea that America is broken and needs to be made “great again.” The same election cycle that produced Donald Trump has also produced Hillary Clinton, who […]


The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed a bill to strengthen U.S. traveling restrictions for citizens from 38 countries.