legacy

A look at the songs that defined the career of late recording artist Prince.  Billboard ranked his top 20 hits of all time.   1.    When Doves Cry Released: July 7, 1984 Reached: No. 1 2.    Kiss Released: April 19, 1986 Peaked at: No. 1 3.    Let’s Go Crazy Released: September 29, 1984 Peaked at: […]

In honor of Prince’s fruitful life, we paid homage to him by highlighting some of his most influential moments.   Albums still matter. Like books and black lives, albums still matter. Tonight and always.” – Prince Music legend and cultural icon Prince has passed away at 57 years old. It was reported by TMZ and […]

Legendary A Tribe Called Quest rapper Malik Isaac Taylor, known to millions as Phife Dawg, died on Tuesday due to “complications resulting from diabetes.” The tributes quickly came rolling in, from Kendrick Lamar and a crowd of 18,000, to ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt, to Snoop Dogg. He and his rhymes meant so much to so […]

Decades after the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., we still recall the fateful words of his last public speech.   Decades after the assassination…

Among the many feelings from 20 years ago, perhaps the most striking was defiance. Nothing like a “Let’s burn the National Mall down” defiance (even…

His time in prison came before he was shot to death in Las Vegas in 1996.   NEW YORK — A Tupac Shakur letter that…

A man protesting in Ferguson, Missouri asked, “How can we begin to heal something that people don’t acknowledge that it’s broke?” The events in Ferguson,…

Just four months ago, news that Dr. Myles Munroe and his wife died in a plane crashed shocked Christians around the world. In addition to…

    The news of Maya Angelou’s passing has us reflecting on the author/poet/phenomenal woman’s amazing legacy. While she’s left us with a number of…

  The social and cultural impact the late civil rights leader and human rights champion Malcolm X still maintains in today’s modern society is an…

“Behold children are a gift from the Lord” (Ps. 127:3, NASB). You have heard it said, “The hand that rocks the cradle rules the world.”…

  History-maker Ophelia DeVore (pictured), one of the first African-American models in the U.S., and owner of the the legendary Grace Del Marco Modeling Agency…