Tag: African American


Postal Service to Release New Stamps Honoring Shirley Chisholm

As the nation prepares to observe Black History Month, the Postal Service is proud to announce that on Jan. 31 former Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm will become the 37th honoree in the Black Heritage stamp series. Chisholm was the first African…


Legendary Broadway and Five Heartbeats Actor Chuck Patterson Dies

Radio Facts is sad to report that legendary actor, Chuck Patterson, who most of us know as “Jimmy” from Robert Townsend’s “The Five Heartbeats” died two days before Christmas. Patterson, who was living in Harlem, was highly responsible and helped…


Radio One Partners with MGM for $925 Million Major Casino

In this day and age radio, corporations are expanding into many other ventures to create additional revenue streams and Radio One is no exception. The most successful African American owned radio corporation is about enter the Casino business in a big…


Malcolm D. Lee Talks Black Cinema and Potential for a Best Man 3

The Best Man Holiday writer/director, Malcolm D. Lee sat down with HipHollywood and talked about Black cinema and this being a breakout year for African-American stories. He also talked about the potential for the Best Man to become a trilogy….


GUEST POST: Michigan GOP Still Trying to Rebrand

During the 2012 campaign, former Michigan GOP Chair Ron Weiser  (pictured) – who at the time was national finance chair for the Republican National Committee – told a tea party meeting that voters in Detroit are picked up at “pool…