An excerpt from Angela Jackson's "A Surprised Queenhood in the New Black Sun: The Life & Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks."
Harry Potter fans gathered together to celebrate the twentieth anniversary of the first book in the series being published.
Stars such as Chance The Rapper and Solange Knowles shine and call out police brutality at the 2017 BET Awards.
A Madrid judge has ordered the remains of surrealist Spanish artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed in order to take DNA samples following a paternity claim.
"Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was release in the United Kingdom on June 26, 1997.
The fifth "Transformers" movie scored a franchise-low domestic debut, but it showed its might overseas.
Amiruddin Shah, 15, from India has begun four years of training at the American Ballet Theatre's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis School in New York.
Madame Tussauds New York along with Suzette Quintanilla unveiled the latest addition to their collection, a wax figure of the late Tejano music icon Selena.
NBC Out caught up with each drag queen after they were eliminated from season 9 and asked them two very important questions.
New York reporter Gabe Pressman was front and center when the Beatles arrived for their first trip to the U.S.
First published in 2007, Mitali Perkins's "Rickshaw Girl," follows Naima, the daughter of a rickshaw driver who lives with her family outside of a large city.
MJ Acosta talks about her new role as co-host on NBC's show Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge and what it means to be a Latina in the world of sports.
The Secret Service said it was aware of Depp's comment. Threats against the president are considered a crime under U.S. law.
Wisconsin prosecutors now have two options: appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court or seek to re-try Brendan Dassey.
Skip the smoothie and green juice and turn to these refreshing vitamin-packed treats instead.
Oscar-winning filmmaker Ron Howard is stepping into a galaxy far, far away for the upcoming "Star Wars" Han Solo spin-off movie, Lucasfilm announced on Thursday.
Prince Harry has spoken candidly about the monarchy and his distress at walking behind his mother Diana's casket, saying: "No child should be asked to do that."
Ava Duvernay, Oprah Winfrey and the cast of OWN's "Queen Sugar" reflect the intersection of race, culture and social issues in season 2.
President Donald Trump could soon be receiving hundreds of copies of award-winning film "Philadelphia," courtesy of "Late Late Show" host James Corden.
At statehouses, town halls, and protests, women are dressing like characters from The Handmaid's Tale to protest the stripping of reproductive rights.
Elvis Duran's latest Artist of the Month joins Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb to perform her latest single, "Burn," live on TODAY.
Debut novelist Weike Wang takes readers inside the mind of a young Ph.D. student in "Chemistry."
The most decorated Olympian ever is going to race a great white shark as part of Discovery Channel's annual "Shark Week." TODAY's Al Roker, Sheinelle Joes and Dylan Dreyer share their wagers on who will win and what folks in Las Vegas are…
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In honor of Pride Month and African-American Music Appreciation Month — which are both celebrated in June — here are 10 out black musicians for your playlist.
Rapper Prodigy of Mobb Deep has died at 42.
"Bachelor in Paradise" will resume production after an investigation found no misconduct by the cast members.
In the latest episode of his new Pride Month series, "Chosen Family," YouTube star Tyler Oakley shares the stories of LGBTQ+ refugees.
The band contends that "Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash," violated a 1988 consent order governing the use of the band's name.