Uncle Nearest's Fawn Weaver explains why Uncle Nearest is not your average whiskey business.
Blackface offered the perfect entertainment for a slave nation and then, after the Civil War, a society built on racial segregation.
Legendary record label boss and producer Rick Rubin is going to be sharing some interesting stories on his new podcast.
Forgotten records we often find in the dingiest of places can contain alternative perspectives and social commentary on particular movements, epochs or historical events.
It is clear that in both the past and present, blackface engages in representational violence by drawing on antiblack stereotypes.
Fourth of July is a celebration for America, but for African-Americans, the holiday is a touchy subject.
Check out this article with a "playlist" of features on some great black musicians you need to know.
Two students from Georgia State University are studying how hip-hop lyrics will serve as historical references.
Sir Charles is about to school thousands of students in African-American history thanks to a new technology deal.
Are you being a racist by singing Jingle Bells? Check out this Professor's opinion.
The history of Miami hip-hop is explored in this new book featuring rare interviews, photos and more.
It may sound hard to believe, but there was a time where the concept of "race" did not even exist. Read on.
Marley Marl was accompanied by his son during the presentation of the Lifetime Achievement Award to a founding father of Hip-Hop Afrika Bambaataa.
The Beatles' first records were released on Vee Jay, one of (but not the first) the "big" black owned label before Motown's unprecedented success.
KNOW YOUR HISTORY! African-American's Were Elected During "Radical Reconstruction"
If 12 of the Gods or Goddesses that once roamed Mount Olympus were alive today, who would they become in human form.
Dr. Paul Booth was researching old court records dating back to the 1300’s. That is where he found a man named "Roger Fuckebythenavele," who was being named an outlaw by the court.
It's Black Music Month and we have some great stories lined up for you to read all month. Start with this story about PRINCE's debut in the United Kingdom in 1981!!!
During this particular broadcast, the WDAS studios on Edgeley Drive were surrounded both inside and out by Philadelphia Police and 'civil disobedience' officers. Reliable word had come down through the FBI and others that Malcolm X was going to be assassinated at the radio station.
GZA and Tom Morello's new track "The Mexican" stretches way back into Hip-Hop's history. The original creator of the tune runs the audio department of SAE Institute!
Before there was Jazz, which is accepted as the first American style of music to influence artists worldwide, there was another unique form of music created in the United States -Ragtime.