There are many men that have made contributions to aeronautics through NASA, but the work of the female scientists is little known – scientists like Katherine G. Johnson. Johnson has made a significant mark in NASA’s history, playing a key role in their use of digital electronic computers.


  When CBS newsman Harold Dow died suddenly on Saturday, his friends, colleagues and fans were stunned, perplexed over what could have killed the veteran reporter. Dow, a correspondent and investigative reporter for the network’s news magazine “48 Hours,” apparently suffered a fatal asthma attack. He had recently being diagnosed with adult onset asthma.

  Former slave Belinda Royall was born in Ghana, Africa in 1712. She became one of the first slaves to argue for reparations, suggesting that a slave had the right to financial compensation for their work. This was in the early 19th century.

  As a young boy growing up in Newark, New Jersey, Dr. George Jenkins had a powerful advantage over many of his peers – he had a dream. It was a dream that kept him off his crime-ridden streets  dedicated to his schoolwork. It was a dream that helped him to inspire two friends he […]

  A slave by the name of York was the only black out of the 40 explorers in the Meriwether Lewis – William Clark expedition. Described as a large man raised on little protein and mostly starch, York was owned by Clark’s family, along with his parents, Old York and Rose, his siblings, then later, […]

Singer Lyfe Jennings is back with his fourth studio CD, “I Still Believe.” His single, “Statistics,” which speaks to the struggles single black women face to find love, is already a hit.

Fundraising and restoration efforts are underway for the historic Howard Theater in Washington D.C., which celebrates its centennial anniversary this year. Located on T Street NW in Shaw, the theater was known as the “largest colored theater in the world,” established before the legendary Apollo or the Regal. It was the first full-size theater in […]

Dancer, actress, comedian and author Norma Miller is known to many as the Queen of Swing. Her name is associated with some of the top acts of the past and present. She’s worked closely with Redd Foxx, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Ed Sullivan, Pearl Bailey, Cootie Williams, Cab Calloway and Ethel […]

Dancer, actress, comedian and author Norma Miller is known to many as the Queen of Swing. Miller was discovered dancing outside the Savoy Ballroom back in 1932 by a man named Twistmouth George when she was only 12 years old. She would later be picked up by the Whitey Lindy Hoppers dance group at the […]

“The Tom Joyner Morning Show” family is coming to Orlando – and hopefully so are you! Your favorite TJMS hosts – including Joyner, Sybil, J. Anthony Brown and his comedy buds – will be in town, as will loads of your favorite entertainers.

The Tom Joyner Morning Show is giving listeners the opportunity to call 800-JOYNER-2 to ‘Express Yourself’ and respond on a number of topics the Tom Joyner Morning Show is working on. On you can also Express Yourself, just click on the show subject below to read more about it.

Robin Thicke’s been busy lately. Not only did he become a father this year when wife Paula Patton gave birth to their son Julian; he’s been on tour in the U.S. and overseas throughout the summer. And he’s just been announced as part of the Allstate Tom Joyner Family Reunion lineup.