NFL athlete and humanitarian Victor Cruz, New York Giants' Brandon Marshall and Olympian Herbert P. Douglas Jr. celebrate Serena Williams and posthumously honor Muhammad Ali at the 2017 Jesse Owens Awards Gala ... read more »
Academy Award Winning Actress Octavia Spencer attends artworxLA 25th Annual "Evening of Art" at the Taglyan Complex in Hollywood in celebration of service to youth artists. Spencer was honored for her work in the entertainment industry and also helped facilitate fundraising efforts for the evening.
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The movie Django: Unchained caused- and movies on slavery since then continue to generate-mostly negative conversation and commentary, among Blacks. However, it’s mostly talk. No matter how Black people feel about these films, they’re not likely to take Hollywood to task for its distortion of history. ... read more »
Claudette Robinson, was just a teen in 1953 when her brother was drafted into the army. Unbeknownst to her, her brother’s drafting was about to change the trajectory of more than just one life in her family. ... read more »
The Department of Pan-African Studies at California State University, Los Angeles presented its 10th Annual Pan-African Studies Forum on May 10, featuring world-renowned poet, writer, activist and educator Nikki Giovanni. ... read more »
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris delivered the commencement address to the 2017 graduating class of Howard University. An alumna of Howard, Harris spoke to the graduates about the challenges before them, and importance of making their voices heard and serving their communities. She gave them three pieces of advice:
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