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Only One More Week to Experience Lydia Breckenbridge: African American Punk Rock Quilts at Gallery 30 South 
Rare Exhibition To Experience Work By An Incredible Late-Career Vernacular Artist Who Celebrates Music Through Textiles And Spent Time With Artists From Billy Idol To Michael Jackson Show Ends September 30, 2018  ... read more / view event »
UN Observes International Remembrance of Slave Trade
August 31, 2018
Each year, on Aug. 23, the United Nations hosts an International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and its Abolition to remind the world of the tragedy of the transatlantic slave trade. ... read more »
Use of the ‘N-Word’ is Far From the Only Measure of Racism
August 30, 2018
Omarosa Manigault Newman, the president’s former aide, claims there is a tape of him using the vile racial slur. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she “can’t guarantee” that a tape doesn’t exist. Trump tweeted, “I don’t have that word in my vocabulary.” The press pursued the question as if this would establish for one and for all whether Trump is a racist. ... read more »
Charlottesville Struggles with Race, History and Survival
August 16, 2018
To say that Charlottesville, Va. held its collective breath on August 12 – the first anniversary of the deadly “Unite the Right” White supremacist violence a year ago that tragically took the life of Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old white anti-racist protestor, is an understatement. ... read more »
Kam’s Kapsules: Weekly Previews That Make Choosing a Film Fun
August 13, 2018
For movies opening August 17, 2018. ... read more »
Black America Watches with Caution on the Anniversary of Charlottesville
August 10, 2018
This weekend all eyes on Charlottesville, Virginia and Washington DC., as the very vocal US president remains silent while white nationalist, KKK members and bigots prepare to march in Washington DC and commemorate the 1 year anniversary of murder and racism in Charlottesville. ... read more »
Lynching Memorial Draws 100,000 Visitors in First 3 Months
August 9, 2018
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery shares stories about some of the 4,400 Black people slain in lynchings and other racial killings between 1877 and 1950. The names of those killed, if they are known, are engraved on 800 steel columns, with copies to be adopted by each U.S. county where lynchings happened. ... read more »
BlacKkKlansman: Black Cop Infiltrates Klan in Fact-Based Dramedy from Spike Lee
August 7, 2018
A sobering Spike Lee Joint suggesting that the Klan might very well rise again, especially given equivocating President Trump's frustrating refusal to take sides. Easily, Spike's best offering in ages!   ... read more »
Top Stories of 2017 
December 28, 2017
These are some of the top stories that gripped the headlines of 2017.   ... read more »
Racist Extremism Remains a Crisis in the United States
October 5, 2017
Yet the current administration has decided to cut federal funding for groups fighting right-wing violence to shift more resources to fighting Islamist terrorism. ... read more »
Jackson Speaks on Voters’ Rights, Employment Equality 
August 31, 2017
Recently, the Los Angeles Sentinel had an opportunity to speak with the legendary civil rights activist and politician regarding current events in Charlottesville, voter rights, voter suppression, and today’s tech industry. ... read more »
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. regarding Acts of Hatred in Charlottesville, Virginia
August 25, 2017
We also continue to pray for the healing of all others who were injured during this tragic event. ... read more »
Black mayor: Remove Florida Capitol’s Confederate monument
August 24, 2017
The black mayor of Florida's capital city stood in front of a 135-year-old Confederate monument in front of the state Capitol Saturday and said the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, now make it a priority to remove Confederate symbols like the ones he walked past every day of his life. ... read more »
After Charlottesville, push for real reform
August 24, 2017
She died standing for what she believed in, and her sacrifice helps to redeem an America that is far better than the haters. ... read more »
Editorial Cartoon: Donald Trump and Charlottesville
August 24, 2017
Editorial Cartoons by David G. Brown ... read more / view cartoon »
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