The first footage from a new Jimi Hendrix biopic has been released online, featuring Andre Benjamin, aka Outkast’s Andre 3000, as Hendrix.
Student’s lawsuit against parents for support loses first round in court By Laura Ly, CNN (CNN) — A high school senior’s lawsuit against her mother and father for financial support and college tuition hit a hurdle Tuesday when a New Jersey judge denied the teenager’s request for immediate financial assistance from the parents. via Student’s […]
(GIN)—Tough new laws criminalizing Africa’s LGBT community are getting some push back from Africans themselves who argue that more important issues are being swept under the rug during this relentless anti-gay crusade. In Uganda, opposition leader Kizza Besigye attacked the new laws signed by President Yoweri Museveni. He disputed the claim that homosexuality was […]
The Woman Civil Rights Leaders Threw Under a Bus Remembering Claudette Colvin: Black History Month is the perfect time to get our history right. BY: ABDUL ALI DEMOCRACY NOW SCREENSHOT Every year during Black History Month, Rosa Parks’ name rolls off the tongues of schoolchildren and educators around the nation as they discuss the civil […]
Madame C.J. Walker (December 23, 1867 – May 25, 1919) was the first female self-made millionaire in America.
By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA)—No one had seen President Obama more emotional than last week when announced “My Brother’s Keeper,” a new initiative aimed at helping young black men. He spoke from the heart, recounting the pain of not having his father in the home and not always putting his best […]
By Rev. Lakeya Stewart, M.Div. D.Min, ABD “Believe and receive!” We’ve all heard preachers say this. Perhaps, we have even said this. God is indeed able to do anything and that includes healing; however, God is not a magician. Neither is God a genie in a bottle that can be rubbed to make random […]
Pulitzer Prize-winner Gwendolyn Brooks epitomized the idea of a true poet—a guardian of the reality of the people’s soul.