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MASTER MOTIVATOR ORRIN HUDSON PLAYS A SIMULTANEOUS GAME OF CHESS WITH 59 STUDENTS — TEACHES THEM THE WINNING MOVES IN CHESS… AND LIFE!

Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson playing a simultaneous game of chess with 59 children at an after-school program in Gadsden, Alabama to teach them pattern recognition. Gadsden, AL...

Finding Your Roots by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Book Review by Kam Williams “Who are we, and where do we come from? The fundamental drive to answer these questions is at the heart of Finding Your Roots… As Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates,...

Ken Burns Biopic Paints Revealing Portrait of Influential American Political Dynasty

The Roosevelts: An Intimate History Film Review by Kam Williams Between Theodore (1901-1909) and Franklin (1933-1945), a Roosevelt was in the White House for 20 years of the 20th Century. It is not...

Team Strawberry!

“The Imperfect Marriage” Interview with Kam Williams Darryl Strawberry was a prodigious home run hitter who won four World Series as a member of the New York Mets and New York Yankees. The...

MAJOR AFRICAN MUSIC ARTISTS TO PERFORM PRO BONO FOR PLAD’S STOP AFRICA LAND GRAB CONCERT — SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 21ST AT THE WARNER THEATRE IN WASHINGTON, DC

Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — Performing for the first time ever in DC – The legendary Mbilia Bel from the Democratic Republic of Congo, artist producer Didier Awadi from Senegal,...

NATIONAL HOOK-UP OF BLACK WOMEN, INC. HOLDS SPECIAL NATIONWIDE MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — The National Hook-Up of Black Women, Inc., (NHBW) a non-profit organization that works to improve the quality of life, facilitate family preservation, achieve...

Labor Day and African Americans

American History books on most occasions don’t include African Americans. The Labor Day holiday became a Federal Holiday in 1894, yet many Americans don’t know much about this holiday. Labor Day...

Anchoring the National Conversation on Race

The “Ferguson, Missouri” Interview With Kam Williams CNN’s Don Lemon has anchored and reported many breaking on-the-scene news stories, including the George Zimmerman trial, the Boston marathon...

Tiny Dancer, Dancing in the Sand

The “Story/Time” Interview with Kam Williams Williams Tass Jones is an accomplished artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer. The world-renowned Renaissance man was born in...

Real Crime – No Government Protection to Jail Loan Sharks Today

While the White House and United States government touts and brags about protecting it’s citizens in foreign wars, it offer no protections for it’s citizens against high interest rate...