1. Roots (1977) An Alex Haley film about the story of his own family. It begins with Kunta Kinte, an..
Melanie Janine Brown, better known as Mel B or Melanie B, is an English singer, songwriter, presenter, television personality, dancer,..
Ranging from memoirs to novels, history and poetry, this list offers works by Black authors for a wide range of..
Rihanna is a Barbadian singer and songwriter. She first broke into the music industry by recording demo tapes under the..
Singer Robert Calvin “Bobby” Bland, known professionally as Bobby “Blue” Bland is credited with developing a sound that mixed gospel..
Carl Weathers is an actor and former professional football player. He is best known for portraying “Apollo Creed” in the..
African-American entrepreneur Sheila Johnson is the co-founder of Black Entertainment Television (BET) and part owner of not one but three..
Singer Sylvia Robinson is best known for her incredible voice and ability to multi-task. Not only could she captivate her..
William Adams is a hip-hop recording artist known professionally as will.i.am. He is best known as a founding member of..
Yvette Freeman is an American actress, singer and director. She is best known for her role as Haleh Adams in..