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Garcelle Beauvais Makes History As First Black Woman on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”

Garcelle Beauvais is joining the cast of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills for Season 10, and she's also making history as the first Black woman to do so!

#BlackGirlMagic: Simone Biles Makes History (Again!) As First Person to Land Double-Double Dismount

Biles, a five-time Olympic medalist, competed in the 2019 U.S. Gymnastics Championship in Kansas City, Missouri and became the first person EVER to attempt and land a double-twisting, double somersault dismount from the balance beam in a match.

Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” Makes History As Longest-Running #1 Single on Billboard Hot 100 After 17 Weeks

Lil Nas X has officially made history now that his song "Old Town Road" (feat. Billy Ray Cyrus) is the longest-running No. 1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 after spending 17 weeks at the top of the chart.

Cameron Boyce’s Grandmother Was Part of Historic Group of Black Students Known As the “Clinton 12”

Cameron Boyce, who is biracial (his mom is White and his dad is Black), once talked about how his paternal grandmother, Jo Ann Boyce, was an inspiration to him due to her being a pioneer of the Civil Rights Movement.

#BlackGirlMagic: 15-Year-Old Tennis Prodigy Cori “Coco” Gauff Beats Her Idol Venus Williams in Wimbledon Debut

15-year-old Cori "Coco" Gauff made her main draw Wimbledon debut today (Jul. 1) and did so in historic fashion, becoming the youngest player to win a singles match at the tournament since 1991. And she also happened to knock out a 5-time Wimbledon champion in a major upset.

Sorry Diddy and Dr. Dre, But Jay-Z is Hip-Hop’s First Billionaire

According to Forbes magazine, Jay-Z is the richest man in Hip-Hop, beating out other notable contenders such as Diddy and Dr. Dre.

World’s “Oldest Human” Who Died at 146 Years Old Could Be Longest Living Person in Recorded History

An Indonesian man who claimed to be 146 years old when he died may have been the longest living person in recorded human history.

#BlackExcellence: Houston Senior is the 1st Black Valedictorian in His School’s 119-Year History

Kellin McGowan made history at his prestigious private school by becoming the school's first black valedictorian in its 119-year history, earning the honor with a 4.57 grade point average.

Kyler Murray Makes History as First Athlete to Be a First Round Draft Pick in the NFL & MLB

It's not easy making sports history, and it usually doesn't happen until athletes are well into their careers. But for Kyler Murray, he's already making history right out of the gate!

Lady Gaga Won Her First Oscar Award for the Song “Shallow” in “A Star Is Born”

"Shallow" is reportedly the most awarded song in history, and after Sunday night's win, Lady Gaga is the only artist to ever win a Golden Globe, a Grammy, a BAFTA and an Oscar in a single award season.

Mahershala Ali Makes History As First Black Man to Win 2 Best Supporting Actor Oscars

Mahershala Ali made history at the 91st annual Academy Awards as the first black actor to win two Best Supporting Actor Oscars. His first win came two years ago for the 2016 film "Moonlight." He joins Denzel Washington as the only two black people to win multiple Oscars for acting.

Black Panther’s Hannah Beachler Makes History As First Black Person to Win Oscar for Best Production Design

Not long after Black Panther's historic Oscar win for Best Costume Design, production designer Hannah Beachler made history herself as the first black person to take home a trophy in the production design category for her work in the Oscar-winning Marvel movie.

Black Panther’s Ruth E. Carter Makes History As First Black Person to Win Oscar for Best Costume Design

The win is a historic one for costume designer Ruth Carter, who made history as the FIRST black person to win at the Academy Awards, thanks to her work in making the Afro-futuristic outfits seen in "Black Panther."

Tamar Braxton Makes History As First Black Person to Win “Big Brother”

After a dozen contestants battled it out for weeks on live TV, Tamar Braxton came out victorious as the winner of Season 2's Celebrity Big Brother.

“Get Out” Director Jordan Peele Makes History As First Black Screenwriter to Win Oscar for Best Original Screenplay

Peele won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for "Get Out" this year at the 90th annual Academy Awards. He's the first black screenwriter to receive the high honor.

“Get Out” Writer-Director Makes History as Debut Film Hits Milestone $100 Million Mark at Box Office

"Get Out" just surpassed the milestone $100 million mark, also making history for its director, Jordan Peele.

Serena Williams Makes History at Wimbledon, Proves She’s the GOAT

Can we make it official, already? Serena Williams is the GOAT!! You can debate it all you want, but Williams is seriously one of the...

Could Pope Benedict’s Successor Be A Black Man?

Pope Benedict's surprise resignation has stunned faithful Catholics and observers around the world. Traditionally, the only way out of the papacy for most popes...

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