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  1. Red Mountain Theatre Company to Present the WizRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    This May 15-31, Red Mountain Theatre Company will present "The Wiz," the seven-time Tony award-winning Broadway musical, a soulful adaptation of Frank L. Baum's "Wonderful Wizard of Oz." This cult-classic take on the beloved tale has Dorothy and her friends easing on down the road in the dazzling Land of Oz.


  2. With new coalition, Israel has prominent place on Hispanic Evangelical agendaRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    The Jewish state was front and center at the April 28-30 annual convention of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference in Houston. Press conference at the NHCLC/CONEL convention in Houston launched HILC, an initiative seeking to rally support for Israel among Hispanic Evangelicals.


  3. My HorizonsTHE High Moral GroundRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    I was disappointed to learn that I had missed Men's History Month this January, also known as MANuary. I blame it on the fact that I thought I knew when it was, and I just didn't look at the calendar or ask for directions.


  4. Ava DuVernay's AFFRM Launches Second Annual Membership DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... the business - black directors, that is. Hollywood isn't great when it comes to diversity, and DuVernay's African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement is dedicated to the eponymous demographic that's underrepresented. Today marks the start of ...


  5. On Native GroundWHY Reward Fat Cat Bankers? Move Your MoneyRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | American Reporter

    Going on under our noses - and mostly being ignored by anthropologists - is a great cross-cultural mash-up between Haitians, Jamaicans, African-Americans and Africans and the elderly white Americans they care for - many of them Jewish - in places like south Florida. Although many of these elderly people have never had a relationship with someone from a different culture in their life, they sometimes find themselves living with one when they're at their weakest and most vulnerable.


  6. 'All the Way' is a well-acted look at this nation's turbulent pastRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    "All the Way" drops its audience into 1960s America, right after the death of John F. Kennedy, one of our nation's most beloved presidents. We follow Lyndon Baines Johnson following this horrific event, and during the period of his first year, a year with focused on fighting the horrible treatment of African Americans, and his attempt to bring about change, despite the protestations of his friends in the South.


  7. NAPW Inducts Adrienne Walker Hoard, Dir. of Black Studies/CEO,...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Adrienne Walker Hoard, Ed.D., M.F.A., B.S., is recognized for her outstanding leadership and commitment within her profession The National Association of Professional Women honors Adrienne Walker Hoard, Ed.D., M.F.A., B.S., as a 2015-2016 inductee into its VIP Woman of the Year. She is recognized with this prestigious distinction for leadership in higher education.


  8. On Native GroundA Bretton Woods Conference for the 21ST CenturyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... most historic moment in the long and bloody 143 years since the end of the Civil War and the liberation of African-American slaves. We have paused to admire Booker T. Washington, Jackie Robinson, Langston Hughes, Paul Robeson, Tom Bradley, Bill ...


  9. Reflections on the role of mothersRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    ... more often because they must contribute to their household income. In many instances, particularly in the African-American community, mothers are the sole providers. Different societies have devised unique ways to recognise the multifaceted roles of ...


  10. Drop in San Francisco graduation rate shocks officialsRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | District Administration

    San Francisco school officials, caught off-guard by a dramatic rise in dropout rates, were poring over data this week trying to figure out where and when hundreds of high school students fell through the cracks. District leaders had expected to see some impact on graduation and dropout rates given the more rigorous, college-prep graduation requirements that kicked in with the class of 2014.


  11. The pathetic Republican attempt at catering to black and women votersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago |

    Retired surgeon Ben Carson declared his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination Monday, resting his longshot bid on his vision of the nation as "a place of dreams" where people can thrive when freed from an overbearing government. Carson,... Within 48 hours, Dr. Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina have both announced their presidential bids in an attempt to win the Republican nomination.


  12. Nicholsonboro historical marker restored, dedicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | SavannahNow

    ... onboro community, the historic foundation funded the restoration of the marker to ensure the history of the African-American community would be known.


  13. DVD Tuesday: award season favorites like 'Selma', plus 'Fifty Shades of Grey'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Selma director Ava DuVernay shares how she found her passion in directing and why the film's David Oyelowo championed her to helm the film. They each discuss how important Selma and Dr. King's legacy still is.


  14. The Superfight Edition: Pacquiao vs. Mayweather [Vol.XXX] 'Ut-0'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago |

    Not to go all Benjamin Franklin on you, but he once reasoned in his love affair with common sense, "Tell me and I may forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn". What amazes me about Floyd Mayweather is just how phenomenally extraordinary his success is, because it is based on support from the largest urban cultural group on the planet, the hip-hop culture; and he's done it with a personality the size of his bank account on May 3rd.


  15. Leftist Media See Conservative Goblins EverywhereRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Townhall

    Three more Republicans declare their intention to be presidential nominees, and the leftist media, as if on cue, pounce on their prey like panthers. When venerated neurosurgeon Ben Carson announced his intentions, Washington Post reporter Robert Samuels leaped into action, under a headline reading in part, "Many blacks see a hero's legacy fade."


  16. Happy #ChildrensBookWeek! Pick Up A Book From These 8 African-American AuthorsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WCKX-FM Columbus

    ... children, varying from blazing adventures around the block, to the importance of self-worth. Here are eight African-American authors who've written fantastic books about those topics and more. Popular Topic: The actress released several books on the ...


  17. Letter: Remember the good times, KansasRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    With the national spotlight on Kansas politics - a recent episode of the "Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and other less-than-desirable comments about Kansas and its political drama, trauma and struggle - it's easy to get depressed about this state that has such great history. It's easy to get down about the budget and other issues.


  18. a Baltimore: riots reveal a tale of two citiesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Financial Times

    May 4, 2015 : African Americans in the poor areas of Baltimore where riots erupted face massive unemployment with the drug trade being the only economic opportunity for many young men.


  19. Ava DuVernay Kicks Off AFFRM Membership Drive to Support Black,...Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | News Times

    Ava DuVernay 's African-American Film Festival Releasing Movement has launched its second annual membership drive, in an effort to assist black, brown and female filmmakers. "It's important that we support filmmakers who are being excluded from the traditional ways of distributing their films," DuVernay told TheWrap Monday.


  20. Lenoir County School Board considers K-6 grade level changeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | WCTI

    A proposed change at Northwest Elementary school could restructure the school to include kindergarten to sixth grade-- those oppose say this change could lead to racial segregation. The idea was initially proposed by parents at Northwest who presented to the Lenoir County School Board why they believe it was best for students to stay at the school through the 6th grade.