Mr. Gaston is a graduate of Temple University and Villanova University Law School. Doug Gaston serves as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Comcast Cable, leading the cable law department. Mr. Gaston previously served as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel of Comcast Cable, where he was responsible for overseeing the Operations Section of […]

Charisse R. Lillie is Vice President of Community Investment and Executive Vice President of the Comcast Foundation. She joined Comcast in 2005 as Vice President, Human Resources-Comcast Corporation, and Senior Vice-President, Human Resources-Comcast Cable. She was a partner in the law firm of Ballard Spahr Andrews & Ingersoll, LLP, in Philadelphia from January, 1992 to […]

If you missed Beyonce’s interview on “60 Minutes” last night, here’s the video in full. Interviewer Steve Kroft opens with quite the introduction: “Her full name is Beyonce Knowles, but she is known far and wide simply as Beyonce. The important thing is that you don’t confuse her with what seems to be a gaggle […]

VIA: There were lots of hot performances at last night’s 52nd Annual Grammy Awards, including sets from Beyonce, Maxwell and Mary J. Blige. Check out some of the show’s highlights below. Beyonce performs a mash up of “If I Were A Boy” and Alanis Morissette’s “You Oughta Know”: Michael Jackson 3-D tribute featuring Usher, […]

July 2nd, 1964 President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Civil Rights Act.  The signing of this act was the most sweeping civil rights legislation since reconstruction.  The Civil Rights Act prohibits discrimination of all kinds based on race, color, religion or national origin.  See President Johnson’s remarks on the signing of this bill:

Twenty-two year-old Caressa Cameron of Fredericksburg, Virginia has become the seventh black woman in history to be named Miss America. The Virginia Commonwealth University student took home the crown Saturday beating out Miss California, Miss Tennessee, Miss Louisiana and Miss Kentucky for the title and a $50,000 scholarship. Her win came as a surprise to […]

1. Have to forgive one another; there is no intimacy without forgiveness 2. Court once again and get to know each other. 3. You have to work on yourself…if you are not intimate with yourself you will not be intimate with your spouse. 4. Your relationship with God must be intact and God is Love.

On October 1, 1962 James Meredith became the first African American student to enroll at the University of  Mississippi.  President Kennedy had to send 5,000 federal troops after rioting broke out.  Check out some footage from that day below:

Over the years there have been several African American sitcoms to grace to TV screen.  Check out our gallery that pays tribute to those sitcoms:

VIA: Famed civil rights leader and Atlanta legend Rev. Dr. Joseph Lowery has been admitted to a hospital intensive care unit, but friends say his condition is not serious. Lowery, who last summer received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country’s highest civilian honor, was scheduled to attend an African American achievement award ceremony […]

VIA:  FindArticles.Com For centuries African Americans have dominated the American music scene.  Black music is in fact America’s original music, and the Spirituals-Blues-Jazz-Gospel-Charleston-Twist-HipHop gift is the foundation not only of  rhythm and blues but also of Broadway and The Grammys.  Read about three of the most important moments in Black Music History below: 1.  1660 […]

VIA: Singersroom Mary Mary, Donnie McClurkin and Heather Headley walked away from Sunday’s Grammy Awards with top honors, leading a strong pack of Gospel winners. McClurkin, earning the first award of the evening, accepted Best Gospel Performance for “Wait On The Lord.” Joined by Karen Clark Sheard, McClurkin embraced fellow Grammy nominees Tonex, who presented […]