Auction

via BlackAmericaWeb: A guitar given to B.B. King for his 80th birthday has sold for $280,000 at an auction of items from the blues legend’s estate. Julien’s Auctions says King often used the black Gibson ES-345 prototype that was one of several guitars he called “Lucille.” A spokeswoman for the auction house, Mozell Miley-Bailey, said Monday that […]

via BCNN1: How much would you pay to own the world’s oldest Porsche? Auto valuation experts believe some enthusiastic soul with deep pockets will fork over $20 million for the antique collectible known as the Type 64 #3. If it happens, it would be the most expensive Porsche purchase in world history, according to Road […]

via eurweb: Beyoncé tossed her iconic wide-brimmed black hat from the “Formation” video onto the auction block for a great cause. The signed hat fetched $27,500 for the Lung Transplant Project, which raises money for research that will decrease the time spent on lung transplant waiting lists and increase long-term survival rates. Beyoncé signed the chapeau […]

Tupac‘s belongings are slowly being auctioned off for major bucks, and the Bible he read while serving time at Clinton Correctional Facility is next on the list. According to TMZ, the Holy Book can be yours for a whopping $54K. A member of the iconic MC’s family reportedly put the Bible in the hands of […]

On May 18, the National Jazz Museum in Harlem will launch “Forever Ellington,” an auction of the late Duke Ellington’s personal treasures and a celebration of his influence and 50 year career, reports Jet Magazine. Included in the auction are over 250 items such as original music manuscripts, Duke’s white grand piano, suits, tuxedos and […]

George Zimmerman is selling the gun he used to kill Trayvon Martin, an unarmed black teenager, during a 2012 confrontation in Sanford, Florida. “I’m a free American,” he told Fox 35 in Orlando. “I can do what I like with my possessions.” Zimmerman wrote in the auction description of the Kel-Tec PF-9 9mm handgun that […]

The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou sold for nearly $1.3 million on Tuesday. A painted story quilt that hung in Angelou’s Harlem home and was commissioned by Oprah Winfrey for Angelou’s 61st birthday brought $461,000 at the Swann Galleries sale. “Maya’s Quilt of Life” by African-American artist Faith Ringgold […]

  The art collection of celebrated writer and civil rights activist Maya Angelou is heading to auction this month. Among the highlights of the Sept. 15 Swann Galleries sale is a painted story quilt that hung in Angelou’s Harlem home. It’s a work by African-American artist Faith Ringgold titled “Maya’s Quilt of Life” that was […]

GETTY Oprah is leaving Chicago and auctioning off valuables before her big move to Hollywood. You can get your hands on some of the OWN CEO’s valuables for as little as $50 and help educate African girls in the process. According to NY Daily News,  550 items are up for grabs, inclusive of  English, French […]

  You can watch the movie Selma to see Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King and the dramatic event of the 1965 Selma to Montgomery march. But current real-life headlines involving his legacy are proving to be just as cinematic. One of the reasons the movie could not feature King’s speeches is because of the ongoing […]

  A Jeep that once belonged to Cavs’ star, LeBron James, could be yours.. for a price. Fusco Auctions is auctioning off the 2010 Wrangler Unlimited that the basketball star had custom built when he was in Miami. According to Fusco Auctions, the starting bid is $50,000. A LeBron James rookie jersey will also be […]

  Approximately 64 vehicles will be up for sale at the Cleveland Police auction that takes place this Saturday, June 28. The auction will start at 9:00 a.m. at the Impound Lot #2 located at 4300 Bradley Road, Cleveland. The impound lot will open at 8:00 a.m. to view the vehicles. These vehicles have been abandoned or […]