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Nike Lunar Force 1 “BHM” – Sneaker of The Week

Nike's Annual Black History Month Collection is hitting retailers on Saturday Feb. 1 and is primed to leave us with several silhouettes to pick up. In a drop includes a whopping 23 products including both footwear and apparel something is bound to get overlooked and we feel it is our duty to shine a light on what could be the sleeper hit of the set.

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Beyonce, Whitney Houston, Tupac Shakur and More in Our Black History Month Playlist

In honor of Black History Month, AOL has curated a playlist of videos celebrating ten 'Iconic Black Musicians.'

Whitney Houston, Beyonce and Tupac Shakur are among the variety of creatives being highlighted for their contributions to no

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Tyrese, Martin Luther King: Singer Channels Leader in ‘A Dreamer’s Dream’ — Exclusive

A few years ago, singer-actor Tyrese Gibson was in the running to portray Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., in the Lee Daniels-directed movie 'Selma.' When the film was shut down in the pre-production s

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Black History Month 2012: 10 New Black Artists — Emeli Sande + More

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The evolution of black music is at the forefront of everything we listen to today. Soul, R&B, jazz, hip-hop and even country music has flourished throughout the years due to the innovative feats of African American artists. Even a

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John Legend & The Roots Talk Nina Simone on ‘Wake Up!’

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In honor of Black History Month and the five Grammy nominations that 'Wake Up!' received, we're taking a look at the track-by-track breakdown of John Legend and the Roots' collaborati

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Common Honors Black History Month With Speaking Tour

Common will commemorate Black History Month with an AT&T-sponsored speaking tour, which aims to engage influential members of the black community. The Chi-town rapper will headline the AT&T 28 Days series, which will make stops in Atlanta, Chicago, Washington D.C. and New York City.

The tour

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Color-Coded in Hip-Hop

February is more than just Black History Month -- it's a time of remembrance and a period to reflect on just how far the struggle for equality has come since the darkest days of America's Civil Rights Movement

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Questlove’s NBC Tweet Sparks Controversy

One of Twitter's most prolific participants, Roots drummer Questlove, found himself at the center of a controversy on Thursday after uploading a picture taken inside the NBC cafeteria. The TwitPic in question was of a sign boasting the company's Black History Month-themed menu, wh

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