black history month

John Legend & The Roots Talk Nina Simone on ‘Wake Up!’
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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 ...
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. And while the commercialization and digitization of music has caused hip-hop to lose some…
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, which inclu…