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Black History Month: Was Huntsman/Slave William Lee the Black Smith in George Washington's Forge?

"American Cincinnatus" by Jean Leon Gerome Ferris depicts George Washington at work at the anvil. But who is the smiling black man in the background?  The artist likely added Washington's slave valet, Will Lee, who rarely left the Preident's side. Black History Month on The Hoof Blog begins with the father of our country, George Washington. Show More Summary

Ex-Def Sec Panetta: Trump’s ‘shthole’ comment ironic given that he’s ‘the grandson of immigrants’ and married to one

last monthNews : The Raw Story

In light of President Donald Trump’s “vulgar and disparaging remark” in which he said people from some brown and black nations come from “shthole countries,” former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has a message for Americans: “This is not who we are.”...

Cyntoia Brown & Bresha Meadows: Black Girls Interrupted

'Are we failing our Black girls? Cyntoia Brown and Bresha Meadows are just two of the many Black girls who are forced to use violence when their voices aren't heard. Felice León says we live in a world where there black women and girls are often abused and forgotten. Until someone picks up a gun.' -- The Root

MoMA and Neue Galerie acquire Paula Modersohn-Becker self-portrait

3 months agoArts : Artdaily

The Museum of Modern Art and Neue Galerie New York have jointly acquired Paula Modersohn-Becker?s Self-Portrait with Two Flowers in Her Raised Left Hand (1907). The work is the gift of Debra and Leon Black to The Museum of Modern Art and the gift of Ronald S. Show More Summary

JB Smoove Is Larry David’s Black Guardian Angel

JB Smoove’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” character Leon Black gives advice for all, as if he’s talking to Larry. Fans are excited about the new season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm"; especially in these tough political times, we need humor from...Show More Summary

Revisit Ebony’s Historic Celebration of Black Women

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

André Leon Talley will speak about the Ebony Fashion Fair this weekend.

1946 Ford Sedan Streetrod (OH) – $14,900 OBO

4 months agoVehicles / Cars : Classic Nation

1946 Ford Sedan Streetrod (OH) – $14,900 OBO Location: Cleves OH 45002 Contact: Leon 513-353-4161 Black exterior with Gold roll and pleated vinyl interior.... The post 1946 Ford Sedan Streetrod (OH) – $14,900 OBO appeared first on Classic Nation.

ein-bleistift-und-radiergummi: Léon Spilliaert ‘Vertigo’ 1908...

4 months agoArts / Art History : Old Paint

ein-bleistift-und-radiergummi: Léon Spilliaert ‘Vertigo’ 1908 & ‘The Gust of Wind’1904. Spilliaert works in subtle gradations from inky black to a twilight grey, relieved only by a judicious touch of colour; a solitary figure or the tiny blurred halo of a lamp. Show More Summary

The Latest: Black driver shot by cop confident in retrial

The Latest on the split verdict in the civil rights lawsuit filed by Leon Ford, a black man shot by a white Pittsburgh police officer during a November 2012 traffic … Click to Continue »

Official who quit after racial slurs rescinds resignation

A South Texas city official who resigned after using a racial slur to describe two black assistant district attorneys has rescinded that resignation. Brownsville City Commissioner Cesar De Leon withdrew … Click to Continue »

Curb Your Enthusiasm Recap: The Pickle Gambit

Leon meant it when he said black people always prefer brown over white, even when it comes to pickle-gambit aliases inspired by old-timey baseball players. “My name is Chappie Johnson, and I can’t open this damn pickle jar,” Leon laments as he diverts hotel-lobby loungers’ attention so Larry can sneak ... More »

Race Matters: A Texas City Commissioner Refuses To Resign After Calling Black Prosecutors Niers

5 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Image via Getty Cesar De Leon Refuses To Resign After Calling Black Lawyers N-Word A Texas lawmaker named Cesar De Leon has found himself in the hottest of waters after he got put on blast tape calling Black prosecutors all

J.B. Smoove on Larry David and how getting fired from 'SNL' changed his life

J.B. Smoove reprises his role as Leon Black, Larry David's permanent houseguest, in the new season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm."

At a Moment of Racial Tumult, the Little Rock Nine Inspire an Opera

5 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

Sixty years after nine black students integrated Little Rock Central High School, they are becoming the heroes of a new work by Tania León.

J.B. Smoove on Writing a ‘Good Bad Advice’ Book in the Voice of Curb Your Enthusiasm’s Leon

Curb Your Enthusiasm’s profane freeloader Leon Black has so much to say, he’s put it all into an advice book. An “as told to” of sorts, The Book of Leon: Philosophy of a Fool brings Leon’s special brand of wisdom and guidance via comedian J.B. Smoove, who plays him on ... More »

Fashion icon André Leon Talley said I am 'the next André Leon Talley'

It's not everyday that someone as young, black and fabulous as myself is able to look in the proverbial mirror and see what life would look like if racism, femme-phobia and other ills of the world fail to win. But that's exactly what took place Saturday as I interviewed fashion icon André Leon...

"WHITE TRiUMP" Can Honestly Say: More 'American Blacks Demanded That He Condemn The White KKK Than Have Demanded That AFRICOM Engage In Humanitarian Life Saving Operations With The Flood Damage In Sierra Leon"

NOT SHOWN ON "TV ONE", "BET", "THE ROOT", "THE GRIO", "HUFFPO BLAX", "THE ATLANTIC", "SLATE" - They all have their resources covering 'White Supremacists Who Want To Re-Enslave or Kill Black Americans"

Hundreds Killed in Sierra Leone Mudslide; Black Lives Matter Silent

Hundreds of people have been killed, and more than 2,000 people are estimated to be homeless, as a result of... The post Hundreds Killed in Sierra Leone Mudslide; Black Lives Matter Silent appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Sunny Leone at Arbaaz Khan’s 50th Birthday Bash

Sunny attended Abraaz’s birthday party wearing a lamé dress (or are those separates?) with strappy sandals and a black clutch. Can’t fault the finishing touches but the dress itself, we didn’t like. Sunny Leone at Arbaaz Khan’s Birthday Bash Photo Credit: Viral Bhayani The post Sunny Leone at Arbaaz Khan’s 50th Birthday Bash appeared first on High Heel Confidential.

Exclusive: The Cast Of New Movie “Detroit” Tells How Hard The Roles Hit Home [Video]

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Bossip

Actors Leon Thomas, Jason Mitchell, and Nathaniel Davis talked about how the rolls in their new movie Detroit struck emotional chords with the young black men.

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