Folks, most of us have spent time laughing at some guilty pleasures when it comes to comedy—like some seriously politically incorrect comedy. Frankly, we have no problem with either Nick Cannon or Julianna Hough, who, we think, were being entertaining and having fun. Also, think “Tropic Thunder” and “White Girls.” Not to minimize the legacy […]
Don’t get us wrong. We certainly aren’t advocating introducing—or in this case, reintroducing—another intoxicating substance into the culture, but we thought this might be of interest to those of you interested in studying the history of hedonistic pursuits. Have any of us tried it? Well… (Truth is, real absinthe isn’t that accessible in the U.S., […]
Special to the NNPA from The Savannah Herald “A Legacy Forgotten” is a film about the African American high school that broke through the wall of segregation to win the first integrated state basketball championship in Georgia. The name of the school is Alfred Ely Beach High School and it is a powerful part of […]
By Brenda Robinson Sometimes inspiration can be found in unexpected places. And, one of those places was within the movie, “12 Years a Slave,” directed by Steve McQueen. This 45-year-old, British born black man directed the movie that won the 2014 Oscar for best movie. Further, the movie screenwriter was 49-year-old John Ridley, an African American […]
By Naomi Robinson Jr. Frost Media Communications Reporter FORT WAYNE—Thurgood Marshall Leadership Academy, a local charter school located on Weisser Park Avenue, is beginning to wrap up their second school year. Principal Tameka Wilson said she is excited for their success of making the school a place where the students can get involved in extracurricular […]
An education in global politics and the global economics might be in order if American children are going to grow to thrive in the coming decades. Even the music industry, to which many of our young people aspire, can be impacted severely by factors and markets beyond the borders of the U.S. Also, note how […]
*Could it be that Porsha Williams could care less about coming out on the short end of the stick as far as her divorce is concerned? Maybe so ’cause according to sources, she’s rebounding nicely from ex-husband Kordell Stewart as she’s caught the eye of the wealthy son of an African dictator. via Porsha Williams Bounces […]
Robert Duvall Discusses His Storied Career, ‘A Night in Old Mexico,’ and Why He’s Ditching the GOP – The Daily Beast
The film legend opens up about his favorite roles, the film industry, why he’s fed up with conservatives, and more in an in-depth interview at SXSW. via Robert Duvall Discusses His Storied Career, ‘A Night in Old Mexico,’ and Why He’s Ditching the GOP – The Daily Beast.
Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor, Kenyan by birth like her sister Lupita, has a stunning new novel, “Dust,” that is winning breathless reviews from the book trade.
UPI News Service, 03/11/2014 A Beverly Hills, Calif., police officer says he was punished for alleging another cop ogled the naked body of singer Whitney Houston at the scene of her death. Sgt. Brian Weir is suing the city for unspecified damages, saying he was transferred out of the police department’s SWAT and K-9 units […]