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Marque and Me!

The “Dear White People” Interview with Kam Williams Marque Richardson is a high energy, multi-faceted actor, writer and producer. He can currently be seen in the critically-acclaimed DEAR WHITE...

Haley Joel Osment Sees Horny People in Titillating Teensploit

Sex Ed Film Review by Kam Williams Eddie Cole (Haley Joel Osment) is one, long-suffering virgin. The terminally-awkward nerd never got lucky in high school, despite performing in the jazz band, since...

Gugu the Ingenue!

The “Beyond the Lights” Interview with Kam Williams Gugu Mbatha-Raw skyrocketed to fame earlier this year on the strength of her inspired performance as the title character in Belle, a biopic...

Gyllenhaal Great as Freelancer in Need of Grisly News Footage

Nightcrawler Film Review by Kam Williams Petty thief Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhaal) was eking out a living selling stolen scrap metal to junkyards until the day he stumbled upon a legitimate line of...

Kam’s Kapsules: For movies opening November 7, 2014

Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun by Kam Williams BIG BUDGET FILMS Big Hero 6 (PG for action, peril, crude humor and mature themes) Animated family comedy inspired by the Marvel Comics...

National Coalition on Black Civic Participation Launches 10-Day Voter Education and Mobilization Countdown

Florida Black Youth Vote kicks off 10-day countdown to Election Day on FAMU campus   Washington, DC – In an effort to increase Black voter turnout for the Nov. 4 election, this past...

Funeral services set for beloved civil rights activist and Call and Post Editor Connie Harper

Services to be held at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church in Cleveland on Saturday, November 1 CLEVELAND, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Funeral services for Constance D. Harper, Editor-in-Chief...

PROSECUTORS PLAY BIG ROLE IN “JAMES CROW” PROSECUTIONS

By Sherwood Ross Allowing prosecutors to jam our prisons with five times the number of inmates as 1970, largely with young brown and black males, is the signature of America’s new, slick...

OBAMA PLEDGED GOVERNMENT “TRANSPARENCY” BUT THREATENS INVESTIGATIVE REPORTERS

By Sherwood Ross President Obama, who pledged to run a “transparent” White House, instead is threatening reporters with trial and imprisonment if they don’t reveal the identities of...

Rhythm for Sale

Book Review by Kam Williams “I went into the Countee Cullen library… and saw a book titled: The Harlem Renaissance: A Historical Dictionary for the Era… I peeked inside to see if [it] had any...