'Whitney. Can I Be Me' Explores the Artist's Struggles With White Entertainment Industry Standards
The new feature documentary, which chronicles Houston’s life from pre-superstardom to her sudden 2012 death, airs exclusively on Showtime.
7 Black Creators Remember Dick Gregory's Legacy
The comedian and activist’s death at age 84 leaves a gaping hole in both the art and activism worlds. Here are how some of the people living in his legacy addressed his passing.
READ: How Nelsan Ellis' 'True Blood' Character Opened More Space for Black Queer TV Representation
In a new essay, The Undefeated’s Soraya Nadia McDonald eulogizes Ellis, who recently died of heart failure, and his portrayal of Lafayette Reynolds.
Mobb Deep's Havoc on Prodigy's Death: 'I Still Can't Believe It'
“I can’t even listen to ‘Shook Ones’ or any song.”
PLAYLIST: The 9 Prince Songs We Have on Repeat Today
On the first anniversary of the his untimely passing, we offer a Spotify playlist of our favorite Prince songs.
Celebrate Charlie Murphy's Life in 5 Videos
The comedian and actor died at age 57 after battling leukemia. From animation to “Chappelle’s Show,” here are just a few clips showcasing his comic gifts.
Honor Chuck Berry's Guitar-Slinging Greatness With These Classic Clips
Berry—hailed by many as a pioneer of what would become rock n’ roll—died at age 90. Celebrate his legacy with these songs and performances.
Prince, Phife Dawg and More Deceased Icons Honored in New Peanut Butter Wolf Mixes
The Stones Throw Records founder celebrates those musicians who died in 2016 in these tribute mixes.
Words and Wisdom From Trailblazers Who Passed in 2016
The year 2016 took a range of artists, thinkers, leaders and activists of color from the world. Herewith, a tribute featuring their own words.
#RIPTommy: Fans Honor the Late Tommy Ford With Their Favorite 'Martin' Clips
The actor, best known for playing Martin Lawrence’s best friend on the comedy “Martin,” died yesterday at the age of 52.
The World Mourns Loss of Gloria Naylor
The New York Times confirmed yesterday that the celebrated author of ”The Women of Brewster Place” died on September 28 at the age of 66.
LIVESTREAM: Watch Muhammad Ali's Public Funeral at 3 p.m. ET
Bill Clinton will deliver the final eulogy at the boxing and social justice legend’s funeral.
Funeral Service For Muhammad Ali Draws Thousands
An estimated 14,000 mourners flocked to Ali’s hometown of Louisville to celebrate the boxer’s life.
D'Angelo, Sheila E. to Pay Tribute to Prince at BET Awards
The Roots and Janelle Monáe will also honor the icon during the June 26 awards show.
WATCH: These Adorable Boys Honor Muhammad Ali's Enduring Legacy
“I am America,” the Black boys say. “I am the part you won’t recognize.”
Media Says Muhammad Ali 'Transcended Race.' Twitter Goes Off.
We rounded up the best clapbacks to the attempted erasure of Ali’s activist legacy.
Autopsy: Prince Overdosed on Fentanyl
The medical examiner says the fatal dose was self-injected.
Publicist Confirms: Prince Dead at 57
The groundbreaking musician was found dead in his home today.