On this day in Black history, February 26:-- In 1869, Congress passed the 15th amendment, which granted African American men the right to vote. It was ratified on February 3, 1870.-- In 1926, Carter G. Woodson aka the Father of Black History started Negro History Week, which... Read More.
President Biden honored George Floyd on what would've been his 50th birthday, releasing a statement in which he promised to continue to fight for police accountability. "George Floyd should be alive. He should be celebrating his 50th birthday with his young daughter Gianna, family, and friends. He deserved so much... Read More.
The Library of Congress has chosen 25 new recordings to join the National Recording Registry, including classics from John Lennon, Led Zeppelin and more.Recordings chosen for preservation based on their “cultural, historical or aesthetic importance" include such songs as Lennon’s “Imagine,” Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” and Eurhythmics’ “Sweet Dreams (Are Made... Read More.
The Library of Congress has chosen 25 new recordings to join the National Recording Registry, including classics by John Lennon, Madonna, Led Zeppelin, Mariah Carey and more.Songs chosen for preservation based on their “cultural, historical or aesthetic importance" include Lennon’s “Imagine,” Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven,” Carey's "All I Want For Christmas... Read More.
While Taylor Swift hasn't been seen out and about much lately, her presence seems to hover over everything that's happening in pop culture, from Capitol Hill to reality TV.Of course, the disaster that was the ticket sale for Taylor's Eras tour helped to bring about the... Read More.
Congress has called upon Ticketmaster's executives to explain what caused the Taylor Swift ticketing fiasco.WLS reports U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky, who chairs the Consumer Protection and Commerce Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee, is seeking answers into Ticketmaster's sales process.Schakowsky reached out to Ticketmaster after... Read More.
Patti LaBelle, who has suffered from diabetes for over 25 years, is speaking to Congress on Thursday in conjunction with National Diabetes Awareness Month to advocate for better access to care for people with Type 2 diabetes."Diabetes is often invisible to everyone except those... Read More.