REPUBLICANS COULD SABOTAGE FIRST BLACK FEMALE A.G.

Republicans have managed to cook up a nasty Black History Month calculus wherein they could successfully sabotage Obama’s nomination of Loretta Lynch...

 

 

CBC OFFERS SUPPORT TO FERGUSON ACTIVISTS

After a dinner meeting with 10 young activists in Ferguson, Mo., members of the Congressional Black Caucus are looking for ways to empower the Ferguson activist community...

 

 

THE DAY LEN BIAS DIED CHANGED MY LIFE

I’m in my parents’ room in the big, green house on Bryant Street Northwest. I have no idea why I’m in here, but the small black TV near my folks’ bed is on. I hear the news. The black man on channel 9 says that Len Bias is dead...

 

 

HOW A SLAVE SHIP TURNED THE TIDE TOWARD ABOLITION

Reduced to its essential details, the slim lines of an 18th-century sailing vessel reveal the shocking accommodation of its interior to the transportation of African slaves across the far reaches of the Atlantic Ocean...

 

 

ERIQ LA SALLE ON MEDIA PORTRAYAL OF BLACK COUPLES

VIDEO: Actor and award-winning director Eriq La Salle opens up about character development and wanting to see more complex black couples on TV...