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Deborah Cox will become the first Black woman to be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Buck O’Neil—the MLB’s first Black coach—was posthumously inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Duke Slater—the National Football League’s first Black lineman—was posthumously inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Legendary gymnast Dianne Durham will be posthumously inducted into the USA Gymnastics Hall of Fame.

Sports

Twitter is torn over whether or not Dallas Cowboys legend Drew Pearson should have been inducted into the Hall of Fame after being snubbed.

Activist and author Angela Davis will be inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame.

Willie O'Ree—the first Black player in the National Hockey League—will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame on Monday.

NBA Hall of Famer and three-time MVP Moses Malone passed away early Sunday morning at the age of 60. The legendary baller was found in his hotel…

Today, nearly 25 years after his passing, Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to secure a victory at NASCAR’s top level, continues to make history.…

TRACY, Calif. — Hall of Fame running back John Henry Johnson died Friday. He was 81. The San Francisco 49ers said in a release Saturday that Johnson, who was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987 after a 14-season NFL career, died in Tracy. LINK: BLACK MUSIC MOMENTS #67: LaFace Records Founded […]

Five-time NBA champion and two-time defensive player of the year, Dennis Rodman, will be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame for 2011. “I thought it was a joke,” the five-times NBA champion and defensive wizard told a news conference on Monday when asked about his initial reaction to learning of his selection. […]