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Follow Majic 94.5 On Twitter: This Black History month, take some time to educate yourself and your family on the achievements and contributions of people of color. Here is a list a some amazing books to help you learn something new:) BLACK HISTORY MONTH BOOKS FOR ADULTS 1. “Becoming” by Michelle Obama 2. “Homegoing” by […]

Richard Potter is considered by most historians to be the first Black magician and the first to find fame in America. Renewed interest in the enigmatic and mysterious figure has been aroused as a result of a new book by a former dean of Princeton University that examines Potter’s life. Potter was born in 1783 […]

Eddie C. Brown is one of the top African-American financial minds in America today, and his rags-to-riches story is nothing short of inspiring. With his Baltimore-based Brown Capital Management firm amassing over $8 billion over the past three decades, Brown has used his massive wealth to give back to inner-city youth via a variety of […]

The entertainment world lost one of most stellar television actors in Robert Guillaume, who died Tuesday from prostate cancer at the age of 89. Guillaume was an Emmy Award-winning and Tony Award-nominated actor who brought a steady and stately presence in his roles. Born Robert Peter Williams on November 30, 1927, in St. Louis, Missouri, […]

Ashley Derby was like many teenagers whose  first job is at a fast food restaurant, but she probably didn’t expect it to become her longtime career path. But in  2011,  six years after her college graduation,  Derby became the youngest Black franchise owner in Chick-Fil-A’s history at the age of 26 and has since expanded […]

History was made in Alabama on this day in 1964  after a run-off election changed the course of the Cotton State’s political scene. Civil rights leader, the Rev. K.L. Buford, and Tuskegee Institute professor Stanley Hugh Smith became the first Black elected officials since the Reconstruction era. Rev. Buford had amassed a reputation in the […]