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The right-wing outrage over a NASA video with Kamala Harris and paid young actors draws attention to Trump's use of paid actors to pretend to be his supporters when he announced he was running for president. And he didn't even pay them on time.

October 10th is World Mental Health Awareness Day and here are practical tips, tools, and resources to help you take care of yourself and prioritize your mental health...

Democrats have proposed a new bill that will hopefully be a start to erasing the hate, at least when it comes to racially-insensitive names of over 1,000 forests, streams, lakes, mountain peaks and other landmarks across the country.

Details surrounding the death of rap icon DMX have been pretty guarded since his passing on April 9, 2021, but now it looks like the actual reason that led to his fatal end has officially become public knowledge. 

The cocktail of choice for seasoned actress Jada Pinkett Smith used to be a colorful combination of weed, alcohol and ecstasy pills, which even led her to pass out once while co-starring in Eddie Murphy's hit 1996 film The Nutty Professor.

With his big influence on Black culture, in addition to having thousands of fans that've been rocking with him since his 1996 debut album, is it responsible for a man of Busta Rhymes stature to be saying to his fans, "F*ck your mask!" during a show?

One of Tupac's former rap affiliates, Outlawz member Napoleon, gave some new insight into an alleged situation that occurred involving Jada pleading with 2Pac to not pull a literal "Hit Em Up" on then-boyfriend, now-husband, Will Smith. 

Radio Pioneer Tom Joyner and the Voice of Reason Sybil Wilkes team up with Dr. Fauci to have a conversation about Covid-19 Vaccinations, The Tom Joyner Fantastic Voyage and raising money for HBCU’s

Veteran actor LeVar Burton was recently quoted as saying "it will hurt" if he's not chosen as the new permanent host of 'Jeopardy!,' and many of us who recognize his star power and influence in Black culture are starting to feel the same way.

To close out Black Music Month here at BAW, we put together a list of seven musicians that are new to the industry and changing the shift of African American-made music for the better.