A museum will also go alongside the memorial to trace the country's history from slavery to present day. The structure is slated to open in April 2017.

The passing of blues legend B.B. King has left musicians and fans in mourning, honoring him on social media, and praising him for his nearly…

The Game might be tough on the surface, and rough around the edges, but he seems to have a heart of gold on the inside. This…

April 4 marks the 44th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. At sunset on April 4, the Washington, DC Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation, Inc. invites the public to join them as they honor the life of Dr. King on the anniversary of his assassination by holding a candlelight […]

BIG UPS to our on-the-ground correspondent who sent us these pictures of the official front and back covers of Whitney Houston‘s obituary. It’s beautiful!

Saturday, family members, friends and leaders paid tribute in an emotionally uplifting home-going service for legendary singer/actress Whitney Houston. Watch entertainers who all shared personal connections with Whitney below. Alicia Keys Shares Her and Whitneys Secret Names Bebe Winans shares his story about their first headlining tour with Whitney. Tyler Perry talks about he and Whitney’s candid […]

Here’s a look at Whitney Houston‘s obituary. Her invite-only funeral is scheduled for Saturday Feb 18 at the New Hope Baptist Church in Newark, N.J. Family friend Marvin Winans will deliver the eulogy and Houston’s godmother, Aretha Franklin, reportedly will participate. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE ENTIRE OBITUARY!

An 18-year-old university student, Dominique Frazier (above), was fatally stabbed by her roommate during a fight over an iPod in a campus dormitory. Alexis D. Simpson (below), 19, was charged Friday with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree assault after her room mate’s body was found unconscious in a second-floor hallway. Monday a judged ordered […]