Tom Joyner Morning Show

It’s never too late as a beautiful, blushing bride whose wedding photo went viral proves. 86-year-old Mildred Taylor Morrison shared her gorgeous wedding picture and the interwebs gave it their approval. Turns out that the bride is the aunt of Vintage Black Glamour’s Nichelle Gainer, whose websites and books of the same title show the […]

The town of Lyles Station, Indiana was one of the early farming settlements for free Blacks in the North, and remains the only such community of its sort today. The community was featured at the recently opened Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Named after Black farmer Joshua Lyles, the town was […]

  10/14/16- It’s Dr. Day on the TJMS and Comedian Chris Paul has a message just for us! And no, he doesn’t care that he can’t sing. Clearly!

  10/14/16- Did you know comedian Rodney Perry recently suffered a stroke? The funny man reveals what happened when he went into a Walmart to check his blood pressure and how rehab is helping him get back to his old self again. Listen above!

Dr. Justina L. Ford was a pioneering physician who practiced medicine in Colorado, despite facing the barriers of race and gender. Dr. Ford, better known as the “Lady Doctor,” was rumored to have delivered 7,000 babies in her lifetime and was the lone Black female doctor in the state for the first half of the […]

Comedian and author Dick Gregory has been active since the ’60’s and is showing no signs of slowing down. Gregory turns 84 today and the activist remains fiery and opinionated as ever. Richard Claxton Gregory was born in 1932 in St. Louis. A star track and field athlete, Gregory ran for two years as a […]

Gabrielle Union has had a busy week. She’s on the cover of Essence, where she talks about The Birth Of A Nation controversy and her own sexual assault and announced via Instagram that she’s back on the set of her BET show Being Mary Jane. Michael Ealy also announced that he’s joining the cast for Season […]

In entertainment, few things are certain. But one of them is that Mekhi Phifer is going to have a job. The veteran actor has been onscreen since his debut in Spike Lee’s Clockers in 1994. Since then, the Harlem native has been a fixture on the big and small screen. He’s now starring in Frequency, […]

The NAACP’s Legal Defense Fund is the first civil and human rights law firm, established in 1940 by late Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall. The early seeds of the LDF can be traced to the year before when prominent Black attorney Charles Hamilton Houston helped bolster the NAACP’s legal department. Houston, a former vice-dean and dean […]

Tom Joyner Morning Show co-host Sybil Wilkes talks with Lori Stokes about her father, the late U.S. Congressman Louis Stokes‘, legacy and his autobiography The Gentleman from Ohio. Listen to the full interview below. PART 1: PART 2:   For information on purchasing the book, visit here. Like BlackAmericaWeb.com on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter. (Photo: ABC/Heidi Gutman)

Marques Brownlee was once called the best technology reviewer on the planet by a former top executive at Google. While Brownlee has never made such a claim for himself, his popular YouTube channel is one of the most-watched on the social media network. Brownlee, 22, is a native of Maplewood, N.J. He came by his […]

Xavier University of Louisiana is the first and only Black Catholic institution of higher learning in the United States. It was established on this day in 1915, and several notable alumni have passed through its halls en route to a variety of high-profile careers. The school was the brainchild of Saint Katherine Drexel of Philadelphia […]