In hip-hop music, it sometimes seems as if songs to and about mothers are common enough that audiences might take them for granted.

Tisha Campbell shared some little known facts about her life on "The Jennifer Hudson Show." Ms. Campbell has lived a life. Watch inside.

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Some of Tupac’s personal belongings will be donated to Temple University’s Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection.


To celebrate Pac, we've compiled his greatest moments in music.

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Angie Thomas’ ‘The Hate U Give’ won the Waterstones children’s book prize in London.

A White teacher who used the N-word while talking to a Black student about a Tupac song at an Alabama high school is on administrative leave.

Members of a church in Sri Lankan were recently shocked during a Christmas Carol service on Dec. 11 when they received booklets with explicit lyrics from Tupac Shakur's "Hail Mary" rap song instead of words to the common Christian prayer of the same name.


Prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals, which took place in Cleveland, Ohio, Ayesha Curry took to Twitter to share that security at the Quicken Loans Arena wouldn’t let the families of Warriors players into the venue.

Deputies from the Marin County Sheriff's Department responded to a possible cardiac arrest situation at her California home Monday night.


It’s been 52 years since Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (pictured) stood on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., before nearly 250,000 people to deliver his pivotal “I Have a Dream” speech, but African Americans still believe that we have a long way to go before his dream can be brought to […]

Cross Post Now, Nation, Politics

U.S. Attorney Gen. Eric Holder channeled his inner Tupac when protesters interrupted him during a speech Monday in Atlanta, Ga., at Ebenezer Baptist Church, telling them, “I’m not mad at cha,” CNN reports. He was in town to announce the federal government’s plans to tackle racial profiling. SEE ALSO: Darren Wilson Quit Ferguson Force Without […]

NewsOne Now

Slam Poet/Actor, Saul Williams and singer/actress Saycon Sengbloh joined Roland Martin Friday on “NewsOne Now” to talk about the new Broadway musical, Holler If Ya Hear Me. The musical uses Tupac Shakur’s music to imagine a current-day Midwestern American industrial city full of strife, joblessness and hopelessness. Listen to Williams and Sengbloh’s entire interview below. Be sure to listen to […]