Jackie Robinson’s historic barrier-breaking feat celebrated its 70th anniversary last week, but a pair of forgotten Black baseball players might have some right to Number 42’s historic claim. William Edward White and Moses Fleetwood Walker are credited as players who integrated the MLB many years before Robinson. Very little is known about White but what […]


This weekend marks the 70th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s debut in Major League Baseball, shattering the color barrier in a sport Blacks dominated in their own leagues. The Los Angeles Dodgers will erect a statue in honor of the late Hall Of Fame star, which will serve as a lasting reminder of Robinson’s baseball legacy. […]

An opera about Negro Leagues slugger Josh Gibson will premiere in Pittsburgh in April 2017.


On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.

February is Black History month and since it is a celebration and ackowledgement of the contributions of African Americans to United States history, Black History is American History. Click here to read more.  

Marvel made the right choice for its cinematic Black Panther. Chadwick Boseman has been pick for one of Marvel’s few Black superheroes. According to sources, Boseman was announced as the film’s star at the Marvel Studios event at the El Capitan Theatre in L.A.. Boseman, 37, a Georgia native has gone from a virtual unknown […]

The long awaited biopic, “Get On Up” is set to be released this summer.  After starring as Jackie Robinson in “42”, Chadwick Boseman gets to flex his acting muscle portraying another iconic figure in American history, The Godfather of Soul, James Brown. Also starring in the film is a list of notable actors, Jill Scott, […]


D.L. Hughley hates the comparison between the legendary and iconic Jackie Robinson and the-not-so legendary Jason Collins. Plus, he gives his opinion on the latest…

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Dominique talks with the crew about the rabid racism that was in the film “42″ which is based on the life of baseball player Jackie…