Tom Joyner Morning Show

Tuskegee kept its Division II playoff hopes alive with a stirring 13-10 come-from-behind victory against SIAC rival Miles Saturday at Legion Field in Birmingham, Ala. The Golden Tigers (8-1, 6-1 SIAC) never led until Branden Wilson plunged into the end zone from the two-yard line for the winning score with 1:15 remaining in the game. […]

  The phrase “Black is Beautiful” has long been associated with the civil rights and Black power movements but it has roots that reach even further back. John Stewart Rock, one of the America’s first Black doctors and lawyers, is said to have coined the phrase in one of his speeches as an abolitionist. Rock […]

  11/3/16- Just how black were the Country Music Awards? The Celebrity Snitch dishes on the gossip in Nashville and find out who Caitlyn Jenner’s favorite act was!

  Thanks to Hollywood blockbusters, the image of the modern jewel thief typically features a dashing leading man who can charm anyone. However, America’s top jewel thief is a Black woman by the name of Doris Payne, who was so infamous at her craft that she was hunted internationally by Interpol. Ms. Payne, 86, celebrated […]

 And we’re back. We’re now recapping a show, Queen Sugar, you all seem to like, if you have OWN, which is still and issue. (Note to Oprah: Please give us cable cutters a standalone app option, or for those who still have cable, a less expensive cable tier for your network. Thanks.) So we’re already […]

On a recent episode of We TV’s Growing Up Hip Hop, Angela Simmons revealed to her older sister Vanessa Simmons that she was pregnant by her boyfriend, now fiance, Sutton Tennyson. Vanessa wasn’t the only one in shock when Angela announced the news. Up until now, the world knew her as a virgin, a claim […]

  Haile Selassie became Ethiopia’s final emperor on this day in 1930, ruling the country for over four decades before he was exiled from power. He is remembered not just as the head of an African nation but as a deity in the Rastafarian religion. November 2 is seen among Rastafarian practitioners as a holy […]

In the late 60’s in Chicago, tensions between white police officers and Black city residents were tense. Observing the mistreatment of Black people, Black officers on the Chicago force formed the Afro-American Patrolmen’s League to serve as a bridge of communication and protector for their respective communities. The AAPL was formed by Edward “Buzz” Palmer, […]

Black circus performers have found varying levels of fame over the years, but little is known about the stars of Europe. Olga Kaira, better known as Miss LaLa, dazzled audiences across the continent and was the subject of one of the art world’s most prized works. Anna Olga Albertina Brown was born April 21, 1858 […]

The second game of the World Series took place Wednesday night between the Chicago Cubs and the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. Some might be surprised to know that there is a rich piece of Black history attached to the former Jacobs Field, along with a connection to actress Kym E. Whitley’s family. In the early […]

Sybil Wilkes talks with ABC news anchor Elizabeth Vargas about her new memoir BETWEEN BREATHS: A Memoir of Panic and Addiction. Vargas on there being no “typical” representation of alcoholism: “People think that if you’re an alcoholic you must be the guy living under the bridge, doesn’t have a job, wearing the raincoat, looks terrible, always […]