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Stars That Made This The Blackest Black History Month Ever  was originally published on blackamericaweb.com

1. ‘Work’ is Rihanna’s 14th number one single, surpassing Michael Jackson’s long standing record.

‘Work’ is Rihanna’s 14th number one single, surpassing Michael Jackson’s long standing record.

2. Lalah Hathaway is the first person to win a Grammy back to back in the best traditional R&B Performance category

Lalah Hathaway is the first person to win a Grammy back to back in the best traditional R&B Performance category

3. February 22nd is named Kevin Hart Day in California

February 22nd is named Kevin Hart Day in California

4. Ordinarily Chris Rock hosting the Oscars wouldn’t be out of the ordinary, but with the #OscarsSoWhite controversy…

Ordinarily Chris Rock hosting the Oscars wouldn’t be out of the ordinary, but with the #OscarsSoWhite controversy…

5. The cast of ‘Blackish’ win big at the NAACP Image Awards

The cast of ‘Blackish’ win big at the NAACP Image Awards

6. Celebrating those that made a difference at the 47th NAACP Image Awards

Celebrating those that made a difference at the 47th NAACP Image Awards

7. Sophina DeJesus dabbed and hit the Quan during her floor routine at UCLA

Sophina DeJesus dabbed and hit the Quan during her floor routine at UCLA

8. Wale becoming the first rapper to open the White House State of the Union address

Wale becoming the first rapper to open the White House State of the Union address

9. Empire wins big at NAACP Image Awards

Empire wins big at NAACP Image Awards

10. Prince’s Passport Photo

Prince’s Passport Photo

11. Kendrick Lamar Receives Key To Compton

Kendrick Lamar Receives Key To Compton

12. Beyonce at Super Bowl 50

Beyonce at Super Bowl 50

13. Netta covered one of the three February issues of Essence Magazine

Netta covered one of the three February issues of Essence Magazine

14. Teyonah Parris covered one of the three February issues of Essence Magazine

Teyonah Parris covered one of the three February issues of Essence Magazine

15. Kendrick Lamar at the 2016 Grammys

Kendrick Lamar at the 2016 Grammys