(RNN) – Cinco de Mayo isn’t Mexican Independence Day. It marks the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862, when Mexican troops defeated invading French forces during the Franco-Mexican War. The battle lasted only a matter of hours, but the celebration continues today in the form of Cinco de Mayo, Spanish for “The Fifth of […]

In 1995.. Bernard Harris, African-American astronaut, takes space walk. 1971 – Satchel Paige Inducted to Baseball Hall of Fame In 1952 Author Ralph Ellison’s novel…

Dr. King was born in Atlanta on January 15, 1929, and died in Memphis on April 4, 1968. Dr. King’s legacy extends into today and…

You gotta love YEEZY.  Kanye West took the opportunity on New Years EVE to drop “FACTS” with his wife, Kim Kardashian, leading the twitter blast.  The “FACT” is, new music from Kanye West, a song in which he kicks knowledge to his fans according to his, well lets say “FACTS” about Nike, Bill Cosby and more. […]

There are some facts even die-hard fans of the late rapper may not know about the artist who also went by “Biggie Smalls” and “Big Poppa” among other names, though no matter what, his legacy lives on as he continues to inspire and influence current and up-and-coming artists to this day. On the anniversary of […]

Today isn’t cool just because we woke up but on this day [some years ago]…a lot was goin’ on like: In 1987 – The “Jody…

Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama delivers the first State of the Union address of his second term on Tuesday. Here are five things to watch for as the president lays out his second-term agenda: 1. Slap and tickle Sources say the president will point out bipartisan progress on immigration reform but he’ll take it […]

(CNN) – The oath, the speech, the crowds, the celebrities, the balls. Every four years Washington celebrates the start of another presidential term. By the numbers, here’s a look at presidential inaugurations. January 20, 2013 – The date President Barack Obama will be sworn-in to his second term. The public ceremony will be held on […]

*As you no doubt already know, today – Aug. 29 – would have been Michael Jackson‘s 54th birthday. With that in mind it’s fitting that Spike Lee’s “Bad 25″ documentary has found a home … on ABC. On Thanksgiving Day, the network will air Lee’s in-depth look at the making of “Bad” and its impact […]

Beloved singer, entertainer, and songwriter Michael Jackson and his unfortunate passing in June of 2009 shocked the globe, with fans across various nations still mourning the loss of the “King Of Pop.” With his brand still strong and his legacy largely intact, Jackson was as enigmatic as he was talented. While today (August 29) would […]