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Solange always seems to be the queen of taking chances — and usually nailing them. She recently attended HBO’s Bessie 81 tour (where she also performed!)…

HBO's Lucinda Martinez talks about Solange and Janelle Monae's surprise music tour and why we're celebrating Bessie Smith's work today.

Tika Sumpter kissed a girl, and she doesn’t get what the big deal is. The stunning actress will be starring alongside Queen Latifah in HBO’s…

Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to become a  licensed pilot.  She became one of the most famous African American women in aviation history. Although,  Coleman had to endure many racial and gender discriminations in early 20-th century America, she overcame these issues in order to become the woman that we know her as today. […]

Bessie Coleman was the first African American woman to become a  licensed pilot.  She became one of the most famous African American women in aviation history. Although,  Coleman had to endure many racial and gender discriminations in early 20-th century America, she overcame these issues in order to become the woman that we know her as today. […]