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8 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News

Talking Pictures: 'Malcolm X'

The biopic - short for biographical film - chronicles the life and times of a real person; usually as comprehensively and accurately as possible.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

WETA-TV Arlington

Muhammad Ali's Speech at Howard University, 1967 a '

The PBS documentary The Trials of Muhammad Ali , which airs on WETA on Monday, April 14, 2014 at 10 p.m. , covers the boxing champ's struggles outside the ring during the tumultuous mid-1960s, when his refusal to serve in the military during the Vietnam War led to him being stripped of his title, and nearly cost him his freedom.

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Northwest Herald

Prison inmates' art inspires instructor

A Champaign County satellite jail inmate and artist holds his favorite work, a portrait of Nelson Mandela, in his arms March 21 at the jail in Urbana.

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Lansing State Journal

TV Tonight: 'Independent Lens' follows Muhammad Ali's legacy

TONIGHT'S MUST-SEE: "Mom" season-finale, 9:30 p.m., CBS. A lot of humor - and a tad of warmth - is found tonight inside a hospital.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Actor says life's future in your own hands

As an actor, Giancarlo Esposito takes on the roles of characters to tell stories, and Sunday he took the stage at Penn State Altoona to urge the students envision their own stories of their lives and make the choices that will take them where they want to go.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Black Voice News

Black Students Receive $25,000 a year Buick Scholarships

After attending a prestigious, predominately White private school, Ty'Quish Keyes yearned for a new cultural and educational experience.

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RecordNET

Legacy of Malcolm X to be subject of discussion

Imam Zaid Shakir will lead a discussion of the legacy of Malcolm X as the 50th anniversary of the civil rights icon's life-changing pilgrimage to Mecca nears.

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WHAS11

Has the Roberts court placed landmark 1964 civil rights law on a hit list?

It took the assassination of a president, a ferocious legislative battle and a bloodied army of protesters filling the streets of America to get the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed.

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CNN

Obama takes center stage in civil rights commemoration

As he joins three other living presidents Thursday to mark the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, President Barack Obama honors a measure that helped pave his way to the White House.

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RecordNET

Legacy of Malcolm X to be subject of discussion

Imam Zaid Shakir will lead a discussion of the legacy of Malcolm X as the 50th anniversary of the civil rights icon's life-changing pilgrimage to Mecca nears.

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Related Topix: Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, World News, Saudi Arabia, Mecca, CA, Prison, University of the Pacific, San Quentin, CA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

WHAS11

Has the Roberts court placed landmark 1964 civil rights law on a hit list?

It took the assassination of a president, a ferocious legislative battle and a bloodied army of protesters filling the streets of America to get the Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, US News, US Supreme Court, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, African-American

CNN

Obama: Civil Rights Act helped pave way to White House

Honoring the legacy of a former president who he's rarely mentioned, President Barack Obama on Thursday cast Lyndon B. Johnson's push to end legal segregation as a factor in his own election.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

CBS Local

Councilman Wants Lancaster Road Renamed For Nelson Mandela

Throughout Dallas, city streets pay tribute to civil rights icons like Martin Luther King Jr., Cesar Chavez and Malcolm X. The District 4 councilman Wednesday asked city staff to begin the process of renaming a portion of Lancaster Road to honor Nelson Mandela, the Nobel Prize winner who successfully ended apartheid in South Africa and later became ... (more)

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95.7 The Beat

Nicki Minaj catching heat for new single artwork

You probably have heard Nicki Minaj's song "Looking A** N***as" by now. When Nicki first released the song, she used a picture of Malcolm X as the single's cover art.

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CNN

Many doubt measure could pass today

On the day the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was signed, U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy called Lyndon B. Johnson, urging the President to postpone his endorsement.

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Common Dreams

A People's History of Muslims in the United States

When I teach history related to Islam or Muslims in the United States, I begin by asking students what names they associate with these terms.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Billboard

Eminem and Spike Lee Working Together In Detroit On '...

On Saturday , the Detroit rapper tweeted , "Spike came out to The D for the 'Headlights' video... Coming soon."

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

NewsOne

Re: Top 10 Monuments To Black Americans

Martin Luther King isn't the first African American to be immortalized with his own monument.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

The Free Dictionary

Maya Angelou

She has published seven autobiographies, five books of essays, and several books of poetry, and is credited with a list of plays, movies, and television shows spanning more than fifty years.

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Mail & Guardian

A Spike in Copley's Hollywood career

Spike Lee saw Sharlto Copley in District 9 and said "Who is this guy? I want to work with him."

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Directed by Spike Lee

Starring Denzel Washington and Angela Bassett

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