While the political world focused on snowy New Hampshire this week, voters in South Carolina saw a new campaign ad pop up on their televisions. “Something is just fundamentally broken when African Americans are more likely to be arrested...Show More Summary
Candidates traded barbs on inequality and the justice system, eyeing Latino and African American voters ahead of contests in South Carolina and Nevada. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders made a conspicuous play for Latino and African...Show More Summary
Bringing together both historic and contemporary objects from its diverse collections?Asian, African, American and the decorative arts of Europe?the Newark Museum?s winter 2016 feature exhibition will showcase the history and breadth of Islamic art. Show More Summary
Hellooooo Teyonah… Teyonah Parris Attends The African?American Film Critics Association Awards Teyonah Parris of “Survivors Remorse/Chiraq” fame was recently spotted looking beautiful at the 7th Annual AAFCA Awards. The natural haired banger rocked a cobalt jumpsuit for the occasion…
Fox News levied a series of complaints and attacks against a Black History Month video by the African American Policy Forum that portrays the barriers of institutional and historical anti-black racism. Fox ignored the substance of the...Show More Summary
The announcement of this year's Oscar nominees has created a great deal of controversy, most of which revolves around the roster's lack of diversity. Conspicuously absent this year are several strong performances by African Americans, such as the red hot director/actor team of Ryan Coogler and Michael B. Show More Summary
“I am an endangered species, but I sing no victim’s song. I am a woman. I am an artist and I know where my voice belongs.” These words, borrowed from jazz singer Dianne Reeves’ “Endangered Species,” rang out in Hollywood’s Taglyan Complex on Wednesday night as actress Sheryl Lee Ralph belted them...
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Eleventh Stack are celebrating Black History Month by highlighting books, music and movies by African American Artists or about the African American experience. We also have a ton of great events and programs for children, … Continue reading ?
The Vermont senator won New Hampshire, but he is still attracts little support from the African American community.
If you know your history, then you would know where you're coming from. - Bob Marley, Buffalo Soilder Black History Month or African American History month is a celebration of African American's role in the U.S. Though most of it was done involuntarily, our blood, sweat, tears and lives literally built this country. Show More Summary
With New Hampshire in the rearview mirror, Hillary Clinton is looking ahead to South Carolina, Nevada and other states where support from African American voters will be crucial if she wants to clinch the Democratic nomination. Then came this: Influential Atlantic writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, who has publicly criticized Sanders for his position on reparations, will […]
Marking the onset of a new phase in the Democratic primary race, African American leaders who support Hillary Clinton unloaded on her opponent, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, accusing him of being "absent" on issues important to African Americans. "Bernie Sanders as mayor, as a member of the House, as a member of the United States Senate, […]
Every Citizen Counts is being advised by Guy Cecil, who serves as chief strategist for a pro-Clinton super PAC.
After a crushing loss in New Hampshire on Tuesday night, Hillary Clinton may be having an even worse morning. As her campaign turns to South Carolina, where she hopes to win the primary with the support of African American voters onShow More Summary
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and Eleventh Stack are celebrating Black History Month by highlighting books, music and movies by African American Artists. The following is a guest post by Brittany, a library assistant in the Children’s Department at Main. We … Continue reading ?
It's Black History Month, the annual celebration of African American contributions to culture, society, and, of course, law. While Black History Month is hardly the card-sending, cocktail-houring, office-partying event that some other winter holidays are, it's still worth celebrating in your firm. Here's how.......
"A few weeks after the opening night of Otello in New York, The Washington Post convened a group of African–American opera singers to discuss the issue."
“Heart, Baby,” a true story about a Tennessee convict who was offered freedom in exchange for boxing at the 1984 Summer Olympics, is seeking a 10-year-old African American male actor to portray the younger version of one of its characters. This feature film from writer-director Angela Shelton shoots in New Orleans, Louisiana, on Feb. Show More Summary
Programs offer economic and educational assistance for black-owned businesses
It took a long time for Barack Obama to woo African American voters, who were decidedly in the Hillary Clinton camp in the early weeks of the 2008 race for the Democratic nomination. The tide shifted after Obama won the Iowa caucuses, proving himself to be a viable candidate. Clinton’s strong...