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I never had any desire to see The Maid or The Blind Side or Driving Miss Daisy or any movie or stage play that doesn't progress a political thought, character and/or idea about the life and lives of Black people.
African Americans as a group are so much more sophisticated and savvy than the media ever portrays us and, at best, I find that disheartening on every level.
by Burney Simpson
The National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., recently began exhibiting the painting Still Life with Fruit and Nuts from 1848 by African-American artist Robert Seldon Duncanson (1821-1872).
by Frederick H. Lowe
U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said out-of-school suspensions have created a school-to- prison pipeline, and he urged 100 Black Men of Atlanta and similar organizations to work with schools and students to develop a holistic approach to prevent this phenomenon from continuing.
Sign Montana Organization's Online Petition, Demanding his Resignation.
By Frederick H. Lowe
U.S. District Court Chief Judge Richard F.
Black men should tape a photograph of Judge Richard F. Cebull to their refrigerator door to remind them what is at stake in November's presidential election.
Cebull is chief judge for the U.S.
March 8 through March 14
1825 ----- Alexander Thomas Augusta, a barber who became the first black surgeon to serve in the Civil War, was born on this date to free parents in Norfolk, Va. Augusta served in the Seventh U.
by Frederick H. Lowe
Real Times Media, a Detroit-based multimedia company that owns the Chicago Defender and the New Pittsburgh Courier, announced on Tuesday that it has purchased the Atlanta Daily World for an undisclosed price.
U.S. Rep. Donald Milford Payne, New Jersey's first African-American congressman and former chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, died on Tuesday, March 6, of complications from colon cancer, less than a month after he said he was gravely ill from the disease.
U.S. Rep. Donald M. Payne died from colon cancer, a very treatable form of the disease, yet African Americans continue to die at a much higher rate from the deadly ailment compared with whites.
Paula Deen Allegedly Serves Racist Remarks
Celebrity Chef Paula Deen, a frequent Oprah Winfrey guest, is in hot water.