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Soulja Boy remembers a certain performance in front of 35,000 people.

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Bow Wow talks about when he received his first platinum plaque.

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Flo Rida credits a certain Southern rap group for opening doors for artists such as himself.

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Chuck Brown talks about the year the DC music genre go-go caught on.

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Russ Parr remembers what he and his brother used to sneak to do Way Black When.

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Each week an Interactive One Editorial team staffer will share their top 5 picks for our Greatest Sitcom Bracket of All-Time Competition. ┬áMake sure to vote for your favorites! There are many Black sitcoms that have graced The Boob Tube, but only a few can be placed in the top spots. A great black sitcom […]

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On January 20, 2001, Colin Luther Powell is sworn in by President George W. Bush as Secretary of State. He is the first black secretary of state in U.S. history.

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Was there a better decade for black films than the 1970’s, when the Blaxploitation era was in full effect? Though it was a controversial era for African-Americans, Blaxploitation cinema was a creatively rich period that broke down racial barriers for many black actors and filmmakers. Names like Richard Roundtree, Pam Grier, and Melvin Van Peebles […]

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On January 19, 1918 John H Johnson, publisher of “Ebony Magazine” and “Jet” was born. In 1982 he became the first African-American to appear on the Forbes 400.´╗┐

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On January 18, 1975, “The Jeffersons” premiered on television. It aired for 11 seasons, making it the longest-running series with a predominantly black cast.