by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 13, 2011
With a new film out about his career and activism, the artist talks social justice, Occupy Wall Street and the role of black Hollywood.
June 9, 2011
Over the years, "the Great White Way" has awarded Tonys to some 70 African Americans, from George C. Wolfe to August Wilson to the latest, Nikki James. Here, a look at some of the actors who've taken home the trophy.
April 12, 2011
There is nothing we like more than a good film festival. The 18th annual New York African Film Festival is happening in New York City right now.
November 9, 2010
Newly elected GOP congressman Allen West, an Iraq War veteran, feels that he fought in a just war. But some other prominent black vets don't exactly feel the same way about that conflict.
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Sergio Garcia's insulting comment to Tiger Woods sparks a conversation on Twitter.
His Morehouse gradation speech reignited the debate over his posture toward blacks.
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