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Miami International Film Festival 2014 Review: Elsa & Fred
As far as festival openers go, you could do a lot worse than Elsa & Fred ; or perhaps not.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Daily News Leader
Machismo, racism made him do it
He didn't see a child; he saw a thug. He saw someone whose skin color and loud gangsta music screamed out threat, someone who would sooner shoot than listen to reason.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Miki Howard: 5 Things To Know About The Alleged Real 'Billie Jean'
Miki Howard has been making headlines as Michael Jackson's potential baby mama. The 53-year-old singer's son Brandon Howard is reportedly a DNA match with the late king of pop.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Dialogue: Black Artists from South Africa and the United States Carry on a Half-Century Conversation
In the second decade of South African apartheid, a young black photographer named Ernest Cole took clandestine images that showed the brutality, despair, and utter senselessness of the National Party government's racial segregation laws.
'Two Years Later' play at Chicago's Goodman Theatre worth the wait
A man dressed in a hood holds up a sign saying 'Will My Child Be Next?', during a protest march just prior to a town hall meeting March 26, 2012 in Sanford, Florida.
Our reviews of Oldboy and Oldboy Ultimate Edition are also available. Whatever one might be tempted to say about Spike Lee, no one can take away from him the fact that he made a stone-classic film in Do the Right Thing , with Malcolm X trailing only a little bit behind in terms of brilliance.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Huffington Post
Float Like a Butterfly
On Thursday of this past week, President Barack Obama announced his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative aimed at ensuring pathways of opportunity for young men and boys of color.
Woolly Mammoth to Present Rodney King, Stupid F##King Bird this Summer
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company has announced two shows this summer: the critically acclaimed solo performance Rodney King by Roger Guenveur Smith ; and the return of audience favorite Stupid F##king Bird by Aaron Posner , which premiered in Woolly's 2012-13 Season.
Video: Denzel Washington Talks a Raisin in the Sun on 'Fallon'
Denzel Washington , who was last seen on Broadway in Fences, winning a 2010 Tony Award, returns to the stage this spring in a revival of A Raisin in the Sun, directed by Kenny Leon and produced by Scott Rudin .
Gene Collier: Cassius Clay-Sonny Liston fight a lasting memory
On Tuesday of last week we plowed past the 50th anniversary of the first Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston fight, in which Ali, then Cassius Clay, not only became heavyweight champion of the world but before terribly long, the single most recognizable person on earth.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Children Of Black Icons Carry On Legacies And Blaze Their Own Trails
During Black History Month, we often reflect on the achievements of black Civil Rights icons and activists.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Topical New Book Imagines a Future Planet Where Humans and Superhumans Collide
Although it's science fiction, the events of a new book by Michael G. Watkins seem all too plausible.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Afro American Newspaper
Malcolm X Family Upset with Nicki Minaj
Malcolm X's family and estate said Nicki Minaj's use of a famous photo of the Black nationalist with a rifle in his hands and juxtaposing it with a racial slur for her new song's artwork is disrespectful and offensive.
GSU to host 'Commitment of Faith' program tonight
In honor of the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Civil Rights bill, Grambling State University's Lyceum Committee will host a "Commitment of Faith" program starting at 7 p.m. Thursday in the T.H. Harris Auditorium.
Voices of many
Black History Month is a time of year with which anyone who has gone to an American school is familiar.
The New York Observer
That Time the New School Snubbed Malcolm X
Currently on display at the New School is an exhibition about a civil rights lecture series that was held at the university a half century ago.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
'Innocence of Muslims' Actress Scores Huge Victory at Appeals Court
Innocence of Muslims actress Cindy Lee Garcia is being allowed to take on Google for refusing her demand to take down the controversial anti-Islamic film off of YouTube.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
25 times the Oscars got it ridiculously wrong
Leo and Kate look out to see if the backlash against Titanic's Best Picture win has died down yet It's the Oscars this Sunday , so what better way to celebrate than by pointing out the Academy's past mistakes.
Christian Science Monitor
50 years ago, Muhammad Ali 'shook up the world' in Miami Beach
Fifty years ago, an upstart American boxer who later became known as Muhammad Ali "shook up the world" when he dethroned Sonny Liston to claim the heavyweight championship of the world in Miami Beach .
50 years ago: Cassius Clay's win over Sonny Liston launched icon
Cassius Clay was not a complete unknown. He had won a gold medal in the 1960 Olympics, but no one had any idea that the 22-year-old boxer stepping into the ring 50 years ago Tuesday in Miami Beach would end up having such a profound effect on American culture.