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Gentleman Jim Clyburn

The “Blessed Experiences” Interview with Kam Williams James Enos Clyburn made history in 1993 when he became the first African-American to represent South Carolina in the House of Representatives...

TV SPECIAL HONORS THE ‘GODFATHER OF SOUL’

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) – If you’ve always loved his music, you won’t want to miss James Brown: The Man, The Music, & The Message, a new national syndicated television special saluting the...

Advancement Project Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964

WASHINGTON – Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, a historic piece of legislation that changed the landscape of American civil rights by...

Sex, Politics and Race: ANITA: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER on DVD June 24

ANITA: SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER 77 minutes, documentary, color, 2014 A film by Freida Mock DVD Bonus Materials: Finding Home: A speech at the University of South Carolina • Speaking Truth to Power:...

Jack J. Green, Founder and Publisher of The VOICE, Succumbs

Jack J. Green, founder and publisher of two longstanding community newspapers in Virginia, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 26. He succumbed to chronic lung-related illness. Green, a Nottoway...

Fifty Years After Civil Rights Act: A Land of Opportunity

By William Spriggs (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fifty years ago, the U.S. Senate passed the version of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 that would be passed by the House and signed into law by President...

Howard University Remembers Journalist and Professor Raymond H. Boone, Sr.

When Howard University alumni discuss legendary journalism professors, Raymond H. Boone Sr. is at the top of the list. Boone, who died on Tuesday after battling pancreatic cancer, taught at Howard...

Ruby Dee Passes at 91

The epitome of style, elegance, grace, and civil rights was Ruby Dee in the adornment of her life persona. Ruby Dee began her acting career in the 1940s. Back then opportunities for an African...

VALISHA FULLARD NAMED EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CALIFORNIA AUTISM FOUNDATION

As Executive Director, Fullard brings invaluable crisis management skills and empathetic leadership to this burgeoning California non-profit. Richmond, CA (BlackNews.com) — For over thirty...

GOD LOVES UGANDA Investigates the Troubling Influence of American Evangelicals on Human Rights in Africa

On DVD May 19 Coinciding with the PBS Premiere on Independent Lens GOD LOVES UGANDA 83 minutes, documentary, color, 2013 A film by Academy Award winner Roger Ross Williams With God Loves Uganda,...