Chance The Rapper Just Made Billboard History With “Coloring Book”

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Oh man…Chance has been making major noise in the industry with his “Coloring Book” mixtape. He just made chart history by having his project become the first project ever to chart on the Billboard album charts off of just streams. It’s likely he’s going to crack the top 10 as well. Folks are putting him in the grammy nomination talk now!

Future Makes History With “EVOL”/Debuts At No.1


Future does it again…but this time he’s making history and set a record that hasn’t been mentioned in about 50 years! Hit the jump for the full story!

Time For Change: The Oscars Make History To Increase Diversity


The time for change is upon us. After much uproar which shouldn’t have even been necessary in the first place, The Academy is switching up their policies to avoid any racial issues again with new voting rules. History is in the making as we read. Hit the jump.

(Video) FOR THE LADIES: Cute Kid Spits Rap Paying Homage To “History Of Awesome Girls”


Youtube sensation Kid President spits a rap he titled ‘History Of Awesome Girls’ where he educates listeners on all of the awesome women in history, and even includes the women making history today. Get your pen and paper ready and watch the video after the jump!

Jasmine Twitty Appointed The Youngest Judge In Easley, South Carolina History At 25 Years Old!


History has been made in Easley, South Carolina! Read more after the jump…

Donald Trump’s Staffer Fired Over History Of Racial Facebook Posts


If you think the things you post on social media can’t come back to bite you, think again. Recently one of Donald Trump’s staffers was fired from his position because of the content of his Facebook dating back to 2007. Sam Nunberg’s page was filled with numerous racist posts. Hit the jump for more details.

(Photo) Baby ‘AirForceOne’ Named After President Obama During His Visit In Kenya


Obama-fever has swept through Kenya over the weekend. So much so that several babies born during his visit have been named after the American commander-in-chef. One of the newborns was named after the presidential plane, ‘AirForceOne. Click the jump for more.

Taraji P. Henson And Viola Davis Make Emmy History

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Congratulations are in order for Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson. Both stars were nominated for ‘Outstanding Lead Actress In a Drama Series’ for How To Get Away With Murder and Empire. The news of their nominations comes with great feeling of excitement and joy, not only for the women, but for the fact that this will be the first time that two black women have earned an Emmy nomination in the same year in this category. About time ! Read more below.

(Video) James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass’ Historic Speech About 4th Of July


Frederick Douglass was a key leader of the abolitionist movement and on On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave one of his most famous speeches, “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro.” James Earl Jones reads the speech during a performance of historian Howard Zinn’s acclaimed book, “Voices of a People’s History of the United States.” Watch the powerful video and read the transcript after the jump!

(Video) NBA: This Day In Sports History: Iverson Drops 48 Points & Steps Over Tyrone Lue During Finals


June 6th, 2001 is a day most NBA fans will never forget. It was game one of the NBA Finals with the Lakers vs 76ers. The bull Iverson was trying to carry his sixers against a much bigger and better Lakers team with Shaq & Kobe Bryant. On this day though, the Sixers won and shocked a lot of people, but Tyrone Lue, who was on the Lakers at that time and now is currently an assistant with the Cavs, probably hates the day more than anyone because it was the day he was put on a poster forever in the minds of fans, courtesy of Iverson.

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